A stroke in the brain stem can cause the very rare condition of locked-in syndrome, where the person is conscious but unable to move apart from their eyes.
Getting regular exercise is one of the best things you can do to reduce your risk of a stroke. This guide explains how exercise can improve your health, suggests some activities for you to try, and gives some organisations and resources that can help you find a form of exercise that suits you.
A guide for people who have had a stroke, produced by the Stroke Association. It's packed with information on the effects of stroke, stroke recovery and rehabilitation, and life after stroke.
When someone close to you has had a stroke, they may need help and support after they return home from hospital. Find out the different ways you can support a stroke survivor, and what help and support is available for carers.
This page is about stroke symptoms that are not caused by a stroke. Here we explain stroke mimic diagnosis, symptoms and treatments.