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".
In the proposed study it will be investigated if the Geriatric Anxiety Inventory (GAI) is suitable for use in stroke survivors aged 65 years and older, who are undergoing inpatient rehabilitation.
Chickenpox and shingles are common infectious diseases and we plan to research whether these are risk factors for stroke.
Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others.
Atrial fibrillation is a type of irregular heartbeat that can cause blood clots to form in your heart. Having atrial fibrillation increases your risk of stroke by five times.
Information about atrial fibrillation for healthcare and other professionals.
Learn about the different award categories for the Life After Stroke Awards.
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.
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.
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