Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.
This page is about stroke symptoms that are not caused by a stroke. Here we explain stroke mimic diagnosis, symptoms and treatments.
This guide provides information about why someone might not survive a stroke, and the emotional impact on family and carers.