This guide explains some of the risk factors for stroke that only affect women, and offers other sources of information and support that you may find useful.
Some strokes are very serious and can cause a coma, or may lead to someone dying. This guide looks at the care given to someone in a coma, and how end-of-life care can support someone who's unlikely to recover.
At the moment there are no treatments that cure vascular dementia but there are treatments to help with many of the symptoms.
A transient ischaemic attack or TIA (also known as a mini-stroke) is a major warning sign of a stroke. This guide explains what you can do to reduce your risk of a stroke.
Swallowing problems are common after a stroke. This guide explains why they happen, and discusses some of the things you can do to manage them.
It can be difficult to know what to do when someone you love is diagnosed with vascular dementia. Find information and advice on how to support someone with vascular dementia.
Winter is full of festive treats, but what we eat and drink has a big impact on our risk of stroke and secondary stroke.
A stroke won’t just affect you, but everyone around you too. It can put a strain on your relationships and can also affect your sex life. But there are things you can do to help you cope with the impact.
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.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information about reducing the risk of stroke.