Acting FAST saves lives and improves recovery.
At the moment there are no treatments that cure vascular dementia but there are treatments to help with many of the symptoms.
During February and March pharmacies across Wales are joining the Lower Your Risk of Stroke campaign, a partnership between Community Pharmacy Wales, Public Health Wales and the Stroke Association.
This guide explains the factors that can make people of South Asian origin more at risk of stroke and how you can reduce your risk.
Every year we partner with RNIB to help raise awareness of regular eye tests.
You might be given blood-thinning medications after you've had a stroke, to help you avoid another one. Or you might need blood-thinning medication if you have a health condition such as a heart problem or blood-clotting disorder which could lead to a stroke.
Exercise is great for your health. It plays a vital role in reducing your risk of stroke and can improve your overall wellbeing.
Our leisure time is valuable, and taking part in hobbies and interests is an important part of life after stroke. You may want to return to interests you enjoyed before your stroke, or try out some new ones. We've got some ideas that may help you.
Hobbies and interests are a good way to keep your mind and body active and can help you to continue your recovery while you’re at home. Doing something you love can improve anxiety or low mood.
Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is an unusual form of stroke. It is little researched largely because it accounts for less than 1% of all strokes. The study will provide a much better understanding for the reasons underlying CVT, which is an unusual but very important cause of stroke in young (mainly female) adults.