This leaflet has information about the general risk factors for stroke as well as the specific ones that only affect women.
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.
We are a friendly group of 17 men and women and 6 helpers, who enjoy meeting once a week to play games and 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 on our coach trips.
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.
This leaflet explains about migraines and their link to stroke.
A clinical trial called PASTIS is investigating a common cause of vascular dementia, and is currently recruiting stroke survivors to take part. The trial is taking place at St George's Hospital, London, and is funded by Alzheimer's Society.
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.
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.
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.