Some strokes are very serious and can cause a coma, or may lead to someone dying. This guide looks at the care given to someone in a coma, and how end-of-life care can support someone who's unlikely to recover.
Find out about the different treatments available to combat a stroke, including thrombolysis and thrombectomy.
This page explains why you may have problems with swallowing after a stroke and how they can be diagnosed and treated.
Caring for a stroke survivor can be a challenge. Many carers feel exhausted and isolated, and the financial impact can come as a shock. This guide has information and advice for anyone caring for a stroke survivor at home, and explains some of the benefits you might be entitled to as a carer.
The latest information for stroke survivors on the coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine.
You are twice as likely to die from stroke if you smoke. So stopping smoking is one of the most important things you can do to reduce your risk of stroke
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited condition that affects red blood cells. There are several different types of sickle cell disease, with a range of symptoms. It can increase the risk of a stroke, especially in young children. Young people and adults are also more likely to have a stroke. Stroke is more common with certain types of SCD.
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.
This page explains why you may have problems with memory or thinking after a stroke, why these problems happen and how they can be treated.
Physiotherapy can help you get back as much movement as possible after a stroke. It can help you re-learn to use your arms and hands, and regain movement and strength in your legs to improve movement and balance.