Confusion and denial (anosognosia)
Sometimes after a stroke, people are not able to recognise the effect that it has on them. So you may not know that you’ve lost movement in your arm or leg, for example. This is called anosognosia.
Driving after a stroke
Type: Support
After a stroke or transient ischaemic attack, you can’t drive for a minimum of one calendar month. Here’s how to find out what you need to do next.
Hallucinations and delusions
A stroke can sometimes lead to hallucinations or delusions. On this page we explain the causes of hallucination and delusion after stroke, what to do when someone is unwell and where to get help.
Migraine and stroke
Migraines have not been shown to cause stroke, but if you have migraine with aura you have a very slightly higher risk of stroke. Learn more about the relationship between migraine and stroke.
Stroke signs and symptoms
The FAST test helps you understand the signs of stroke. If you or someone you know shows any of these signs, call 999.
World Stroke Day: Pass FAST on
Type: Campaigns
The FAST (Face Arms Speech Time to call 999) test helps you to recognise the most common signs of a stroke and reminds you what to do when stroke strikes.
How stroke can affect your driving
Certain effects of stroke can impact your ability to drive again. A driving assessment will check these things.
Women and stroke
This page looks at some of the issues affecting women of all ages after a stroke. If you are transgender or non-binary, some of this information might be relevant to you too. Find out more about health conditions and medication linked to stroke in women, plus tips for healthy living.
Brain fog
Brain fog is a term people often use when they feel they are not thinking clearly.