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Claris Diaz, 32, originally from California, now lives in Cardiff and has devoted her life to stroke research after her childhood was affected by stroke.
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.
Stroke survivors can be referred to Moving Forward After Stroke for a 12-week exercise programme. Exercise can help reduce the risk of an individual suffering a second stroke, and helps survivors to overcome challenges they face following the physical impact of their stroke.
Young stroke survivor Emily Curry reflects on her life a year after her stroke.
Sharron Davies MBE, Olympic swimmer and well-known TV presenter, is championing the Stroke Association’s 2015 Step out for Stroke series. Sharron is encouraging stroke survivors, their families, friends and supporters to sign up to the sponsored walking events in their local community.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information on treatment and therapy options.
Affiliated Independent Stroke Clubs are supported by a wide range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
Medical research is essential to develop new treatments and therapies for stroke so that patients in the UK can get the best possible care. Clinical trials are conducted to test whether a new medical intervention is safe and effective and these trials often rely on the participation of volunteer stroke survivors.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.