An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
If you’ve been affected by stroke, our Stroke Helpline is here to support you you. We can offer advice, support and guidance, and we can answer your questions about stroke.
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