Information on Public Health England's Act FAST campaign. Could you recognise the signs of stroke?
Acting FAST saves lives and improves recovery.
The FAST test helps you understand the signs of stroke. If you or someone you know shows any of these signs, call 999.
Around 85% of strokes are due to a blocked blood vessel in the brain, known as an ischaemic stroke. This guide explains what an ischaemic stroke is, what can cause you to have one, and how it is usually diagnosed and treated.
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.
The Stroke Association is the leading charity in the UK changing the world for people affected by stroke.
No two strokes are the same. How well you recover and how long it takes is different for everyone, but making sure that you receive treatment as quickly as possible will give you the best chance of making a good recovery.
Even making small changes to your eating habits can make a difference to your overall health, particularly if you have been told that you are at risk of having a stroke or TIA.
Find out information on childhood stroke and where to find support.