Functional, cognitive and emotional outcomes after Transient Ischemic Attack: A prospective, controlled cohort study to inform future rehabilitative interventions (FACE TIA)
Postgraduate fellowship: What is the impact of damaged thinking ability caused by a spontaneous bleed in the brain?
This guide talks about some common problems that can happen because of this and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.
Information about the physical effects of stroke, such as swallowing difficulties, continence problems, pain and headaches.
Up to 70% of stroke survivors complain of tiredness or fatigue, sometimes years after stroke. Unlike normal tiredness, post stroke fatigue does not always respond to rest. The cause of extreme tiredness is not known and there are no definitive treatments available.
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.
Chichester Stroke Club provides aftercare and support to stroke survivors and their carers. Meetings are held weekly with physical and therapeutic stimulation through exercise, singing and massage; and mental stimulation through speakers, board games, quizzes and cards.
Stroke Association Affiliated Stroke Club that offers support, stimulation and help to restore confidence to stroke survivors.
The European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) 2018 took place between 16-18 May in Gothenburg, Sweden. The third day of ESOC featured new research which identified how to improve stroke care worldwide – from simple measures in low to middle-income countries, through to refinement of advanced techniques for acute and preventative stroke treatments.
Inflammation is an important defence mechanism that the body uses in response to injury or infection. However, it can also be highly damaging to the brain directly after stroke. This study will investigate whether adult stem cells can be transformed and used to reduce inflammation in the brain after stroke, and promote recovey.