A haemorrhagic stroke is a stroke that is caused by bleeding in or around the brain. Although they are less common than strokes that are caused by a blockage, they can be much more serious.
A stroke is not something you prepare for. So you’re going to have a lot of questions when it happens. That’s why we’re here. We’ve tackled some of the questions that you're likely to have, including details of how to find out more.
Find out information on childhood stroke and where to find support.
At the moment there are no treatments that cure vascular dementia but there are treatments to help with many of the symptoms.
In 2018, we conducted the largest ever survey of stroke survivors and their carers to find out more about their lives. Over 11,000 people affected by stroke in the UK took the time to share their stories with us. Find out what we learnt from the survey.
A stroke often causes problems with bladder and bowel control. These usually improve in the early weeks after the stroke, but around a third of stroke survivors may have longer term difficulties.
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.
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.
Moving more after a stroke can be a massive boost to your recovery, your confidence and your wellbeing. Find information and tips on being more active after a stroke.
Some of the most common effects of stroke are physical and include things like muscle weakness and fatigue. This guide describes some of the physical effects of stroke and explains how they are diagnosed and treated.