Most strokes happen because of a blockage in an artery. A common cause of this is disease in the large carotid arteries in the front of your neck. This leaflet explains what can cause carotid artery disease and how it can be treated.
How should we best prevent narrowed neck arteries causing stroke?
After a stroke, you may be eager to get back in the driving seat. However, strokes and TIAs can affect your ability to drive and there are procedures in place that you should follow if you want to drive again.