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.
It's vital to know how to spot the warning signs of a stroke in yourself or someone else. Using the FAST test is the best way to do this. Our FAST information pack will give you the opportunity to learn more about the symptoms of stroke, hear examples of when the FAST test has changed someone’s life and how you can share the message.
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.
Exercise is great for your health. It plays a vital role in reducing your risk of stroke and can improve your overall wellbeing.
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.
This page explains why you may have pain or headaches after a stroke and how they can be treated.
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.
Information about the physical effects of stroke, such as swallowing difficulties, continence problems, pain and headaches.
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.