Some of the most common effects of stroke are physical, and include things like muscle weakness and fatigue. This guide describes some of the physical effects of stroke and explains how they are diagnosed and treated.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information about reducing the risk of stroke.
The SOS (Survivors of Stroke) Yeovil Stroke Club welcomes new members and offers a range of activities including speakers, outings, games and exercise. They provide social support to stroke survivors and carers are also welcome.
The Forest of Dean Stroke Club welcomes new members and offers a variety of activities including social support, speakers, communication support, outings, meals, games, quizzes, exercise and art.
The group runs alternate Mondays. Please get in touch for details of the next date.
Friends of Tuesday club provides a safe and friendly environment for people affected by stroke to receive support and information. The club meets weekly and enjoy activities such as exercise, games, outings and visits by speakers.
If you or someone you know has had a stroke, you’ll understand the impact it can have on daily life, from mobility problems and communication difficulties to emotional changes. You’re not alone. Come along to your local stroke group and meet others who’ve been affected by stroke.
In this project, the aim is to demonstrate that failure of drainage of fluid from the grey and white matter of the brain is a mechanism underlying SVD.
The FAST test helps you understand the signs of stroke. If you or someone you know shows any of these signs, call 999.
Predicting people at risk of sub-arachnoid haemorrhage
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