Stroke mimics and functional stroke
This page is about stroke symptoms that are not caused by a stroke. Here we explain stroke mimic diagnosis, symptoms and treatments.
Vascular dementia treatments
At the moment there are no treatments that cure vascular dementia but there are treatments to help with many of the symptoms.
Carotid artery disease
Find out about carotid artery disease is and how it's linked to stroke. Learn the symptoms, diagnosis methods and treatment options.
Transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
A transient ischaemic attack, TIA, or mini-stroke, is the same as a stroke, but the symptoms last a short time. A TIA is a warning that you are at risk of having a stroke.
Recognising stroke as a medical emergency
Type: Research
The Stroke Association has funded research to improve how we spot the symptoms of stroke and the people most at risk so we can get them the best treatment in the critical minutes and hours that follow.
Hillary's story
Hillary Bwye is a stroke survivor. In January 2021, while walking with a neighbour, she suddenly began to experience the symptoms of stroke.
Susan's story
In December 2020, while sitting down to write Christmas cards, Susan suddenly began to experience the symptoms of a stroke.
Simple swaps: cutting back on salt
High blood pressure is one of the biggest risk factors of stroke. It usually has no symptoms but is a contributing factor in around half of all strokes.
Diagnosing and treating childhood stroke
On this page you can find information on common childhood stroke symptoms, diagnosis and treatments.
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