Although all strokes are different, there are some common problems that many people experience. Some of these effects may not be obvious to other people.
Find out why you may experience problems with your vision after stroke, the different kind of problems that can occur, and what treatments may be able to help.
Find out why you may lose control of your bladder or bowels after a stroke, the kinds of problems this can cause and how they can be treated.
This page explains why many people have communication problems after a stroke, what kinds of problems they may have and how speech and language therapy can help.
This page explains why you may have problems with swallowing after a stroke and how they can be diagnosed and treated.
There are other, less common problems, that can happen after stroke. These include seizures or epilepsy, hallucinations and a very rare condition known as locked-in syndrome.
This page explains why you may have problems with memory or thinking after a stroke, why these problems happen and how they can be treated.
This page explains why you may have physical problems after a stroke, they kinds of problems you may have and how they can be treated.
If you are having problems with swallowing after a stroke, this guide can help you understand what you need to do. It explains the symptoms of swallowing problems, and gives information on and how to get help and treatment.
After a stroke, some people have trouble communicating. This guide explains why this happens, and looks at ways of supporting someone with communication problems.