What is a stroke?

Learn about what causes different types of stroke and explore the risks, symptoms and common effects.

Types of stroke
There are three different types of stroke: ischaemic, haemorrhagic and transient ischemic attacks (TIA) or mini strokes. Learn more about each type.
Are you at risk?
Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others. 
Effects of stroke
Understand the emotional and physical effects a stroke can cause.