Some strokes are very serious and can cause a coma, or may lead to someone dying. This guide looks at the care given to someone in a coma, and how end-of-life care can support someone who's unlikely to recover.
Vascular dementia is a type of dementia that happens when the blood supply to your brain becomes reduced. It is a common type of dementia that can be caused by a single stroke, a series of small, silent strokes or small vessels disease.
About two thirds of people have vision problems after a stroke. This guide explains the different types of vision problems people can experience after a stroke and how they can be treated.
At the moment there are no treatments that cure vascular dementia but there are treatments to help with many of the symptoms.
This guide explains what vascular dementia is, what causes it and what you should do if you are diagnosed with it. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke or who think they may have vascular dementia.
Swallowing problems are common after a stroke. This guide explains why they happen, and discusses some of the things you can do to manage them.
This page explains why you may have problems with swallowing after a stroke and how they can be diagnosed and treated.
This page is about stroke symptoms that are not caused by a stroke. Here we explain stroke mimic diagnosis, symptoms and treatments.
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.
Some people can experience post-stroke seizures. A small number of people go on to develop epilepsy, which is a tendency to have repeated seizures. Find out about the different types of seizures and how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated.