Migraine has not been shown to cause stroke. However, if you have migraine with aura, you may have a slightly increased risk of stroke. This guide explains the link between migraine and stroke, and explains what some of the different types of migraine are.
Migraines have not been shown to cause stroke, but if you have migraine with aura you have a very slightly higher risk of stroke. Learn more about the relationship between migraine and stroke.
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.
Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others.
Women have an increased risk of stroke during pregnancy and by taking the oral contraceptive pill. Find out more about the stroke risk factors that are specific to women.
Find out why you may have pain or headaches after a stroke and how they can be treated.
Published in the European Journal of Emergency Medicine (EJEM), a new review of the existing research sheds light on how frequently patients with a stroke mimic condition present for emergency care as having a stroke.
At the age of just 29 a stroke left Sarah completely paralysed and unable to speak or move, yet she challenged herself to take part in her local Step Out for Stroke in Middlesbrough.
Susan Butcher had a stroke in 2012 and is supporting a new campaign from the Stroke Association which aims to reduce the number of strokes across Wales.
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.