Whether you'll be able to return to work and what you're going to do if you can't may be causing you a lot of worry.
Many people find that their financial situation changes after they have a stroke. This section describes the main benefits, credits and grants that are available from the government.
This complete guide explains how a stroke can affect the way your brain understands, organises and stores information. It also talks about the kinds of problems this can cause and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke and their family and friends.
The story of Martin, who had a stroke on Christmas day in 2009.
Stroke changes lives, not just for you but for your family as well. It's important to find out as much as you can about the practical, emotional and financial support that's available.
Regularly drinking large amounts of alcohol greatly increases your risk of stroke. But there are lots of tools that can help you track how much you're drinking and cut down if you need to.
This page explains why you may have physical problems after a stroke, they kinds of problems you may have and how they can be treated.
When you're well enough to leave hospital what happens when you go home? Find out what support you should receive when returning home and how we at the Stroke Association can help.
What can you expect when you start your recovery in hospital? This section covers the move from acute care to rehabilitation in hospitals, introduces the multi-disciplinary team of stroke that will help with your recovery, and provide information on starting rehabilitation therapy. It also looks at the question of whether you will fully recover from your stroke.
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.