This page explains why you may have problems with swallowing after a stroke and how they can be diagnosed and treated.
Some aspects of women’s lives can increase our risk of a stroke, like the contraceptive pill, pregnancy and having migraines. But for most women, taking care of your health and managing your risk factors will help you avoid a stroke. Find out more about health conditions and medication linked to stroke in women, plus tips for healthy living.
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.
Migraines have not been shown to cause stroke, but if you have migraine with aura you have a very slightly higher risk of stroke. Learn more about the relationship between migraine and stroke.
Regularly drinking large amounts of alcohol greatly increases your risk of stroke. But there are tools that can help you track how much you're drinking and cut down if you need to, and support with reducing your drinking.
Many strokes can be prevented. Although you cannot change some of the things that increase your risk of stroke, like your age, there are others that you can change.
You are twice as likely to die from stroke if you smoke. So stopping smoking is one of the most important things you can do to reduce your risk of stroke
On this page you can find information on common childhood stroke symptoms, diagnosis and treatments.
Find out information on childhood stroke and where to find support, including the causes, treatment and impact of stroke on children and families.
Some people may experience planning and problem-solving problems after a stroke. Find out what are the signs and symptoms and what you can do about them.