Seizures and epilepsy after stroke
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.
Seizures and epilepsy after stroke
CHeLOSE: what causes increased risk of stroke among people with late-onset seizures?
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Dr Josie Mayer wants to help prevent strokes in people who have late-onset seizures by improving our understanding of the links between strokes and seizures.
Haemorrhagic stroke
A haemorrhagic stroke is due to bleeding in or around the brain. While less common than strokes that are caused by a blockage, they can be much more serious.
I am worried about paying for prescriptions and dental treatment
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With a long list of demands on your budget, it might feel tempting to delay picking up a prescription. But missing out on your medication, even for a few days, could put you at risk of having another stroke.
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Pain after stroke
Around 30% of survivors experience pain after stroke. Post-stroke pain includes muscle and joint pain such as spasticity and shoulder pain. Learn about the causes and treatments.
Driving after a stroke
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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.
Other resources
Information, support and organisations related to childhood stroke.
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Can cannabis-based products like CBD oil help after stroke?
In recent years, legal cannabis-based products containing cannabidiol (CBD), have become more available. Could these help stroke survivors to cope with problematic effects of stroke?
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Research Participants Needed: An intensive upper-limb rehabilitation system (NeuroVirt) intervention for stroke survivors
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Researchers at University of East Anglia are looking for participants to help test a new Virtual Reality device that has been developed for people after stroke to help arm movement. The device, NeuroVirt, uses virtual reality games to motivate stroke survivors to do exercises.