Setting movement goals can help you focus and keep track of your progress, which will make it easier and more manageable to stay active.
Returning to school after stroke may feel like a scary prospect, but see it as an achievement; it is a milestone in your child’s recovery. It is also an opportunity for your child to see their friends and participate in class.
Aphasia is a long-term condition and many people will continue to need support for several years after its onset. However, with the right tools and support, even someone with severe aphasia can continue to communicate effectively.
Details of the sources and definitions used throughout the stroke statistics dashboards, as well as the most up-to-date data for all of the nations.
Find out what to expect when you begin your stroke recovery journey.
Find out why you may experience severe tiredness (known as fatigue) after a stroke and what can be done to help you manage it.
Diabetes is a condition caused by too much sugar in your blood. Having diabetes almost doubles your risk of stroke.
High blood pressure is one of the biggest risk factors for stroke. It is a contributing factor in around half of all strokes.
A stroke won’t just affect you, but everyone around you too. It can put a strain on your relationships and can also affect your sex life. But there are things you can do to help you cope with the impact.
This page explains how a stroke can affect the way you feel, some of the emotional problems that can happen because of it and some of the things that can help to treat them.