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.
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.
How aphasia may affect your mood and emotions.
Discover how stroke research changed the story for both John and Karen – the real heroes behind our current research campaign
Stroke survivor and volunteer Emma Day shares her story and why volunteering is important.
Postgraduate Fellowship: Ms Emma Pilkington (TSA PGF 2015-02)
Maeve Boyle talks about her experience of volunteering with us.
Have you ever imagined yourself doing a marathon? Then imagine no more. This summer you could be taking on a marathon challenge on your own terms.
Acting FAST saves lives and improves recovery.
A stroke can cause changeable emotions. You might cry or laugh for no reason or swing from one emotional extreme to another. People with aphasia may also become more self-centred, which can be difficult for friends and relatives to deal with.