Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others.
Whether you'll be able to return to work and what you're going to do if you can't may be causing you a lot of worry.
The Life After Stroke Awards is a celebration of the achievements of stroke survivors, their families, carers, healthcare professionals and supporters. Read about the 2012 Life After Stroke Awards.
The Life After Stroke Awards 2013 took place on 26 June. Our Life After Stroke Awards Patron, Karren Brady, and legendary British television and radio journalist, John Sergeant, led the proceedings at a star-studded ceremony at the Dorchester Hotel in London.
In the proposed study it will be investigated if the Geriatric Anxiety Inventory (GAI) is suitable for use in stroke survivors aged 65 years and older, who are undergoing inpatient rehabilitation.
In this project, the aim is to demonstrate that failure of drainage of fluid from the grey and white matter of the brain is a mechanism underlying SVD.
A panel of independent experts has decided that alteplase, a clot-busting drug often used to treat strokes is safe and effective under current guidelines.
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The Dunmow & District Stroke Support Group welcomes new members. The club offers a variety of activities including social support, speakers, communication support, outing and meals, games and quizzes.
Exercise is also provided under the supervision of a qualified physiotherapist.
Our Life After Stroke Awards recognise the achievements of everyone affected by stroke. We celebrate stroke survivors for showing tremendous spirit and determination after their stroke. We also commend carers, volunteers, stroke clubs and health professionals who are with stroke survivors every step of the way.