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.
Physiotherapy is often an important part of rehabilitation after a stroke. This guide explains how physiotherapy can help with limb-strengthening, relearning patterns of movement, and a variety of other problems a stroke survivor may experience.
Pain after stroke is very common, but there are plenty of ways to manage and treat it. This guide provides information about the causes of different types of post-stroke pain, from headaches to joint pain and spasticity, and some of the treatments that can help.
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.
Atrial fibrillation is a type of irregular heartbeat that can cause blood clots to form in your heart. Having atrial fibrillation increases your risk of stroke by five times.
Information about the physical effects of stroke, such as swallowing difficulties, continence problems, pain and headaches.
Find out why you may have headaches after a stroke and how they can be treated.
Acting FAST saves lives and improves recovery.
Find out about the different treatments available to combat a stroke, including thrombolysis and thrombectomy.
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.