Problems with bladder and bowel control are common after a stroke. This guide explains some of the continence problems you might experience, how they are diagnosed, and the treatment and services available to help.
Balance problems are common after a stroke, and feeling dizzy or unsteady can make it difficult to walk and move around. This guide has information about how stroke can affect your balance, what can help and how you can look after yourself.
Winter is full of festive treats. But what we eat and drink has a big impact on our risk of stroke and secondary stroke. In your winter Stroke News we demystify the advice - from what five-a-day looks like to getting to grips with alcohol units and understanding food labels so we can make healthier choices while really enjoying ourselves this winter.
This guide explains how a stroke can affect someone’s communication and what you can do to help them. It’s aimed at the friends and family members of someone who has had a stroke.
In this edition, we explore the benefits that simple lifestyle changes can make to reduce stroke risk and improve your health and happiness. We also take a look at communication problems and the latest research into vision problems.
Physiotherapy is often an important part of rehabilitation after a stroke. This guide explains how physiotherapy can help with limb-strengthening, relearning patterns of movement, and a variety of other problems a stroke survivor may experience.
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.
For a child, a friend or family member having a stroke can be overwhelming and confusing. This guide aims to explain in simple terms what a stroke is, why it happens, and how people recover from a stroke.
When you have a stroke you need information you can trust. That’s why we produce high-quality information for stroke survivors and their families.