You might be prescribed blood-thinning medication to reduce your risk of a TIA or stroke. This guide explains the two types of blood-thinning medication available, antiplatelets and anticoagulants, and how they are used after a stroke or for someone with atrial fibrillation.
For a child, a friend or family member having a stroke can be overwhelming and confusing. This guide aims to explain in simple terms what a stroke is, why it happens, and how people recover from a stroke.
This guide provides information about why someone might not survive a stroke, and the emotional impact on family and carers. Plus a list of useful resources to help you with practical issues such as how to register a death, finding professional counselling services, and support for bereaved children.
A stroke can leave you with balance problems which increases your likeliness of falling. Read our fall prevention tips and find out where to find support if you're worried about falling.
Find out what to expect when you begin your stroke recovery journey.
This page explains why your behaviour may change after a stroke, the kinds of changes you may notice and what you can do about them.
Find out how stroke can affect your balance, what can help, and how to look after yourself if your balance has been affected by stroke.
Find out about the different treatments available to combat a stroke, including thrombolysis and thrombectomy.
A stroke is not something you prepare for. So you’re going to have a lot of questions when it happens. That’s why we’re here. We’ve tackled some of the questions that you're likely to have, including details of how to find out more.
We explain the reasons behind why someone might not survive a stroke, and provide ways to get emotional and practical support if someone is seriously ill or has died.