Find out about carotid artery disease is and how it's linked to stroke. Learn the symptoms, diagnosis methods and treatment options.
Some aspects of women’s lives can increase our risk of a stroke, like the contraceptive pill, pregnancy and having migraines. But for most women, taking care of your health and managing your risk factors will help you avoid a stroke. Find out more about health conditions and medication linked to stroke in women, plus tips for healthy living.
If you are of African Caribbean origin you may have a higher risk of stroke than other people in the UK. But there are things you can do to stay healthy and avoid a stroke.
If you're looking for fundraising ideas, you're in the right place. Check out our fundraising ideas A-Z and find some inspiration.
Losing someone to stroke can be very difficult to cope with. This guide looks at the emotional impact of bereavement, including grief and the effect it can have on friends, family and carers.
We explain the reasons behind why someone might not survive a stroke, and provide ways to get emotional and practical support if someone is seriously ill or has died.
Alisha features in our Rebuilding Lives campaign. She had a stroke aged 26. She was a primary school teacher at the time. Alisha’s stroke left her unable to read, write or walk. It also left her with aphasia.
Baz features in our Rebuilding Lives campaign. Baz had a stroke in 1992 and recovery has been long and tough. Over the course of 27 years of physiotherapy and speech therapy, he’s been slowly rebuilding his life.
Max features in our Rebuilding Lives campaign. He had a stroke at his 7th birthday party. Find out how he's rebuilding his life after childhood stroke.
Many stroke survivors use art in their recovery and each year, through our Christmas Card Competition, a stroke survivor’s artwork is made into a limited edition Christmas card and sold in our range to raise vital funds for stroke survivors across the UK.