This guide explains some of the risk factors for stroke that only affect women, and offers other sources of information and support that you may find useful.
Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is an unusual form of stroke. It is little researched largely because it accounts for less than 1% of all strokes. The study will provide a much better understanding for the reasons underlying CVT, which is an unusual but very important cause of stroke in young (mainly female) adults.
Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others.
Project Grants are our most popular funding stream and cover the whole spectrum of stroke research - from prevention and risk factors, through to treatment and rehabilitation in a clinical setting and longer-term in the community. Find out more about our project grants awarded for 2016.
We are a friendly group of 17 supported by six helpers. We enjoy meeting once a week to play games and undertake other activities, including talks, outings, raffles, and Tai Chi to help with exercise and coordination.
From April to November those that are able to come to our group can come on our coach trips.
This guide explains how stroke can bring about physical or emotional changes that can impact on your sex life.
We’re excited to announce that the Stroke Association has been selected to go through to the employee vote stage to become the Mace Foundation’s Charity of the Year for 2018.
We’re excited to announce that we've been selected to go through to the staff vote stage for the ISS Facility Services charity of the year partnership.
We’re excited to announce that the Stroke Association has been selected to go through to the staff vote stage for the FirstGroup charity of the year partnership.
Being overweight increases your risk of having an ischaemic stroke by 22%. If you’re obese your risk increases by 64%. So it’s very important to try and maintain a healthy weight.