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.
If you are having problems with swallowing after a stroke, this guide can help you understand what you need to do. It explains the symptoms of swallowing problems, and gives information on and how to get help and treatment.
This guide explains what private treatments are available for stroke, and what to consider before deciding if they are right for you. It covers rehabilitation therapies like physiotherapy, as well as health checks and scans.
This guide explains how a stroke can affect someone’s communication and what you can do to help them. It’s aimed at the friends and family members of someone who has had a stroke.
After a stroke, some people have trouble communicating. This guide explains why this happens, and looks at ways of supporting someone with communication problems.
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Occupational therapy can help you adjust to life after stroke by giving you the confidence and skills to perform daily tasks. This guide explains what to expect from occupational therapy and how you can find an occupational therapist.
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.
This guide talks about some of the most common emotional changes people experience after a stroke, why they happen and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.
Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by disease or injury. This causes the structure of the brain to change, leading to the loss of some brain cells.