An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.
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.
Find out information on childhood stroke and where to find support.
Learn about what you can expect if you are taken to hospital with a suspected stroke, including what tests you should receive and what treatments may be available.
Find out why you may experience problems with your vision after stroke, the different kind of problems that can occur, and what treatments may be able to help.
This page explains why you may have problems with memory or thinking after a stroke, why these problems happen 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.
Find out why you may experience severe tiredness (known as fatigue) after a stroke and what can be done to help you manage it.
Find out how your taste and smell can change after a stroke, why it happens and what may help you cope with the changes.