Michael Burns had two haemorrhagic strokes in two years. The strokes left him with lasting fatigue which has impacted his day to day life. Learn more about Michael's stroke story and how he manages the effects of his stroke.
Simon's mum had a massive stroke that turned both their worlds upside down. Find out more about Simon's stroke story.
Just days before her 51st birthday, Donna had two strokes. She says, “I felt a strange sense of impending doom. For me, the feeling was instant; it was like my body had been sliced in half.” Thankfully, Donna’s Stroke Association Support Coordinator helped her to overcome the barriers she faced by encouraging her to attend various Stroke Association Groups.
No two strokes are the same. How well you recover and how long it takes is different for everyone, but making sure that you receive treatment as quickly as possible will give you the best chance of making a good recovery.
The 13th UK Stroke Forum Conference took place at The International Centre, Telford, from 4 – 6 December 2018 and brought together over 110 expert speakers and researchers, all committed to improving stroke care.
Find out how stroke can affect your balance, what can help, and how to look after yourself if your balance has been affected by stroke.
On February 11, at the International Stroke Conference (ISC 2015 in Nashville, USA) the latest findings were released from four, large studies investigating the effect of treating patients with mechanical clot retrieval.
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.
The Childhood Stroke Project is a collaboration between the Stroke Association and the Evelina London Children's Hospital.
As part of our five-year research strategy, we have made a commitment to working with others to achieve a clear vision about the future priorities for stroke research.