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.
A stroke can lead to seizures. This can happen soon after the stroke, or up to two years or more later. Having a seizure doesn't mean you will be diagnosed with epilepsy. Find out how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated, and first aid for a seizure. Plus driving after a seizure.
This page is about stroke symptoms that are not caused by a stroke. Here we explain stroke mimic diagnosis, symptoms and treatments.
A stroke can sometimes lead to hallucinations or delusions. On this page we explain the causes of hallucination and delusion after stroke, what to do when someone is unwell and where to get help.
The Stroke Association has developed a number of resources relating to stroke in childhood through its Childhood Stroke Support Service.
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?
A haemorrhagic stroke is a stroke that is caused by bleeding in or around the brain. Although they are less common than strokes that are caused by a blockage, they can be much more serious.
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.
Shortly after his stroke in April 2020, Jarreth was matched with Jade, a stroke survivor from Essex. Jade volunteers for Here For You as part of the Lived Experience telephone support offer.
After a stroke or a transient ischaemic attack (TIA, or mini-stroke) by law you can't drive for a calendar month. Check if you are able to return to driving and if you need to tell the DVLA/DVA. Find out how to get back to driving following a stroke.