Information about atrial fibrillation for healthcare and other professionals. We have a number of resources available including guides and factsheets.
A haemorrhagic stroke is a stroke that is caused by bleeding in or around the brain. Although they are less common than strokes that are caused by a blockage, they can be much more serious.
A transient ischaemic attack or TIA (also known as a mini-stroke) is a major warning sign of a stroke. This guide explains what you can do to reduce your risk of a stroke.
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 leaflet explains why what you eat affects your risk of stroke and suggests some simple ways you can make your diet healthier.
Getting regular exercise is one of the best things you can do to reduce your risk of a stroke. This guide explains how exercise can improve your health, suggests some activities for you to try, and gives some organisations and resources that can help you find a form of exercise that suits you.
This page explains why you may have problems with swallowing after a stroke and how they can be diagnosed and treated.
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.
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.
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.