New research review suggests that post-stroke fatigue is a symptom independent of depression, pain and sleep problems, and may depend on the 'excitability' of the movement part of the brain.
If you are having problems with swallowing after a stroke, this guide can help you understand what you need to do. It explains the symptoms of swallowing problems, and gives information on and how to get help and treatment.
Every second counts when you’re having a stroke. The FAST test identifies the three most common symptoms of stroke. Would you know what to look out for? Take our quiz to find out.
Cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) is usually associated with high blood pressure, and causes 20% of all strokes. It is the main cause of cognitive changes and dementia associated with stroke. Behavioural symptoms such as apathy are also common in patients with SVD.
It's thought that almost half of all stroke patients experience symptoms of dysphagia (swallowing difficulties) after their stroke. The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) and the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) are running a research priority setting project in dysphagia.
On 20 May 2014, we held our Research Round-table meeting on TIA (transient ischaemic attack or 'mini-stroke'.
This leaflet explains about migraines and their link to stroke.
Understanding the difficulty in controlling emotions after stroke
Diabetes doubles your risk of a stroke, so it's important that it's treated and controlled well if you have it. This guide explains what diabetes is, the link between diabetes and stroke, and how to make changes to your lifestyle to reduce your risk.