Information about aphasia and communication problems.
Find out more information on the effects of stroke, such as physical effects, communication problems and fatigue.
Information about the physical effects of stroke, such as swallowing difficulties, continence problems, pain and headaches.
A guide for people who have had a stroke, produced by the Stroke Association. It's packed with information on the effects of stroke, stroke recovery and rehabilitation, and life after stroke.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
This guide is for anyone having emotional problems after a stroke. It's very common to have emotional problems such as anxiety, depression and emotionalism after a stroke. This guide helps you understand the reasons for this, suggests things you can do to help your recovery, and lists ways to get help.
Find out about the different types of stroke, the effects of stroke and how to reduce your risk of stroke within this section.
Aphasia is a long-term condition and many people will continue to need support for several years after its onset. However, with the right tools and support, even someone with severe aphasia can continue to communicate effectively.
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 your behaviour may change after a stroke, the kinds of changes you may notice and what you can do about them.