Information about the physical effects of stroke, such as swallowing difficulties, continence problems, pain and headaches.
This page explains why you may have pain or headaches after a stroke and how they can be treated.
A stroke won’t just affect you, but everyone around you too. It can put a strain on your relationships and can also affect your sex life. But there are things you can do to help you cope with the impact.
A haemorrhagic stroke is a stroke that is caused by bleeding in or around the brain. Although they are less common than strokes that are caused by a blockage, they can be much more serious.
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.
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 you may have problems with swallowing after a stroke and how they can be diagnosed and treated.
Exercise is great for your health. It plays a vital role in reducing your risk of stroke and can improve your overall wellbeing.
The FAST test helps you understand the signs of stroke. If you or someone you know shows any of these signs, call 999.
Childhood stroke can affect the whole family. The Stroke Association is here to support you as much as we can. We can provide resources and information related to peer support, stroke, brain injury and hemiplegia organisations, education, advocacy, and related conditions.