Regularly drinking large amounts of alcohol greatly increases your risk of stroke. But there are tools that can help you track how much you're drinking and cut down if you need to, and support with reducing your drinking.
This page explains why you may have problems with swallowing after a stroke and how they can be diagnosed and treated.
Swallowing problems are common after a stroke. This guide explains why they happen, and discusses some of the things you can do to manage them.
This guide explains what private treatments are available for stroke, and what to consider before deciding if they are right for you. It covers rehabilitation therapies like physiotherapy, as well as health checks and scans.
Your recovery from a stroke isn't limited to the time you spend in hospital. When you're ready to leave hospital, your stroke team will work with you to agree and arrange the support you need to continue your recovery at home.
Being active is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your health. It can also help people avoid another stroke.
Find practical tips for dealing with some of the effects of a stroke if you want to be more active.
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.
You don’t have to go to a gym to be active. There are some great ways to be active in everyday life.
You might be given blood-thinning medications after you've had a stroke, to help you avoid another one. Or you might need blood-thinning medication if you have a health condition such as a heart problem or blood-clotting disorder which could lead to a stroke.