The FAST test helps you understand the signs of stroke. If you or someone you know shows any of these signs, call 999.
Thousands of people are at risk of stroke because they fail to recognise the signs of a Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA, also known as mini-stroke), according to the findings of a new poll(i) launched today on World Stroke Day (29 October 2012).
Pain after stroke is very common, but there are plenty of ways to manage and treat it. This guide provides information about the causes of different types of post-stroke pain, from headaches to joint pain and spasticity, and some of the treatments that can help.
Speakability Self-Help Groups are run by and for people with Aphasia - language-loss following stroke, head injury or other neurological condition.
At our meetings we support each other, share experiences, make new friends, rebuild self-confidence and develop new skills.
Our FAST information pack will give you the information you need about how to identify the symptoms of stroke and share the FAST message.
A transient ischaemic attack (TIA) is the same as a stroke but the symptoms last a short amount of time. This guide explains how to spot the signs of a TIA, and how a TIA is diagnosed and treated.
New research review suggests that post-stroke fatigue is a symptom independent of depression, pain and sleep problems, and may depend on the 'excitability' of the movement part of the brain.
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.
Cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) is usually associated with high blood pressure, and causes 20% of all strokes. It is the main cause of cognitive changes and dementia associated with stroke. Behavioural symptoms such as apathy are also common in patients with SVD.