Atrial fibrillation
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a type of irregular heartbeat that can cause blood clots to form in your heart. Having atrial fibrillation increases your risk of stroke by five times.
SVD-SOS: Patient-focused trials for cerebral small vessel disease
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This project is part of a larger on-going study into Small Vessel Disease (SVD) after stroke. It will allow the researchers to invite some of the participants in this project back for more frequent brain scans and tests to help them to understand more about SVD after stroke.
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.
Living with vascular dementia
Being told that you’ve got vascular dementia can be devastating, but people with dementia can lead active, purposeful lives. Find information and advice to help you adjust to living with vascular dementia.
Signs and symptoms
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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.
Ischaemic stroke
An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.
Psychological, educational and social support for people after TIA and minor stroke
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This fellowship aims to develop, tailor and target the delivery of a 6-week group intervention that offers educational, psychological and social support for people following TIA and minor stroke.
Developing a new screening process to help paramedics distinguish patients with stroke from other conditions
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Testing a new screening process to give paramedics a probability rating, for individual patients, that stroke might not be the cause of their face, arm or speech problems.
Does coronavirus cause stroke? A look at the current research
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Research has started to reveal which coronavirus patients are more likely to have a stroke. This is important as, if confirmed in larger studies, can guide how these patients are treated.
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