This leaflet explains why what you eat affects your risk of stroke and suggests some simple ways you can make your diet healthier.
On Monday 16th June the Stroke Association were invited to share how research we funded has changed lives at the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Medical Research Summer Reception, entitled, "A Healthy Future for UK Medical Research".
A stroke can sometimes cause changes to your taste and smell. Things can taste different or taste bad (dysgeusia) or you may not taste flavours (hypogeusia or ageusia). Some people lose the sense of smell (anosmia) or become more sensitive to smells (hyperosmia). These problems often improve over time, and our guide gives some practical tips about oral hygiene and enjoying your food.
This page explains why you may have problems with swallowing after a stroke and how they can be diagnosed and treated.
Research in the American Academy of Neurology Journal suggests that strokes are becoming more common at a younger age, with about one in five victims now below the age of 55. Despite this, there is an overall decline in the incidence of stroke.
Published in the journal The Lancet, a new study suggests link between longer working hours and increased stroke risk.
At the moment there are no treatments that cure vascular dementia but there are treatments to help with many of the symptoms.
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.
This research project will design a healthy living programme for stroke survivors and their families and help people learn how to manage their own lifestyle risk factors.
A stroke often causes problems with bladder and bowel control. These usually improve in the early weeks after the stroke, but around a third of stroke survivors may have longer term difficulties.