Find out why you may experience severe tiredness (known as fatigue) after a stroke and what can be done to help you manage it.
This page explains why your behaviour may change after a stroke, the kinds of changes you may notice and what you can do about them.
Many people will face tiredness, fatigue and mobility impairments after a stroke. We are looking for people with an interest in stroke/disability and exercise to support this new service
As an Exercise Supporter you will be supporting stroke survivors and carers to access exercise sessions in order to improve their levels of physical fitness, reduce social isolation and support daily living.
Up to 70% of stroke survivors complain of tiredness or fatigue, sometimes years after stroke. Unlike normal tiredness, post stroke fatigue does not always respond to rest. The cause of extreme tiredness is not known and there are no definitive treatments available.
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.
New research from Stroke Association Fellow, Dr Anna Kuppuswamy, suggests that feelings of limb heaviness after stroke are not related to actual muscle weakness.
Diabetes is a condition caused by too much sugar in your blood. Having diabetes almost doubles your risk of stroke.