Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
This page explains why you may have problems with memory or thinking after a stroke, why these problems happen and how they can be treated.
This guide explains how changes to your behaviour can happen after a stroke. It includes advice on how to manage apathy, aggression and inappropriate behaviour. It also talks about how to get help through therapy and your GP.
Find out about the different types of stroke, the effects of stroke and how to reduce your risk of stroke within this section.
In recent years, legal cannabis-based products containing cannabidiol (CBD), have become more available. Could these help stroke survivors to cope with problematic effects of stroke?
Sometimes after a stroke, people are not able to recognise the effect that it has on them. So you may not know that you’ve lost movement in your arm or leg, for example. This is called anosognosia.
A stroke can affect your brain’s ability to concentrate. Concentration problems are especially common in the early stages after a stroke. Find out more about the signs and symptoms of concentration problems after a stroke and what you can do about them.
Around 30% of survivors experience pain after stroke. Post-stroke pain includes muscle and joint pain such as spasticity and shoulder pain. Learn about the causes and treatments.
Some people can experience post-stroke seizures. A small number of people go on to develop epilepsy, which is a tendency to have repeated seizures. Find out about the different types of seizures and how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated.
Many people have problems with their memory after a stroke, especially in the first weeks and months. However, they may not always be down to a problem with your memory itself. Find out more about what may cause memory problems after stroke and what you can do about it,