You might be given blood-thinning medications after you've had a stroke, to help you avoid another one. Or you might need blood-thinning medication if you have a health condition such as a heart problem or blood-clotting disorder which could lead to a stroke.
Information about atrial fibrillation for healthcare and other professionals.
Find out why you may experience severe tiredness (known as fatigue) after a stroke and what can be done to help you manage it.
This page explains why you may have problems with swallowing after a stroke and how they can be diagnosed and treated.
Find out about the different treatments available to combat a stroke, including thrombolysis and thrombectomy.
Diabetes is a condition caused by too much sugar in your blood. Having diabetes almost doubles your risk of stroke.
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.
Find out how stroke can affect your balance, what can help, and how to look after yourself if your balance has been affected by stroke.
In recent years, legal cannabis-based products containing cannabidiol (CBD), have become more available. Could these help stroke survivors to cope with problematic effects of stroke?
Information about the physical effects of stroke, such as swallowing difficulties, continence problems, pain and headaches.