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.
What can you expect when you start your recovery in hospital? This section covers the move from acute care to rehabilitation in hospitals, introduces the multi-disciplinary team of stroke that will help with your recovery, and provide information on starting rehabilitation therapy. It also looks at the question of whether you will fully recover from your stroke.
This Stroke Association guide helps you understand your own risk of a stroke, and what you can do to reduce your chances of having a stroke. Includes tips for stroke survivors, and great advice on healthy living choices for everyone.
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.
Our leisure time is valuable and taking part in hobbies and interests is an important part of life after stroke. You may want to return to interests you enjoyed before your stroke, or try out some new ones. We've got some ideas that may help you.
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.
Our relationship with Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland.
The story of Martin, who had a stroke on Christmas day in 2009.
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.
Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is found in our blood. Reducing your cholesterol level can reduce your risk of stroke.