myStroke ...every stroke is unique

A stroke can happen to anyone, any age, with no warning whatsoever. This website is to help other people who've had a stroke, their family or carers or people who want to find out more information on strokes.

On myStroke there is lots of information, stroke articles, stroke videos, a directory, charities, news and much more. This is a fluid concept so you can have a say about anything and help this website going forward.

myStroke ...every stroke is unique.



Featured Stroke Charity - Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland improves the quality of life for people in Scotland affected by chest, heart and stroke illness, through medical research, influencing public policy, advice and information and support in the community.

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Latest Stroke Articles

Locked-In - Launching New Book

"In my head I'm screaming, but I know nothing's coming out. The three people at the foot of my bed are all staring at me with the same mix of pity and resignation. 'I'm here, Lili! It's still me. Look!'"

"I watch as she turns to the doctors. She's...

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Stroke Videos

Functional Application of Saebo

Variety of functional tasks can be completed inside and outside the home as part of the user's rehabilitation. This stroke survivor demonstrates what he can achieve with his SaeboFlex.

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About Me

Hi, my name's Chris Banting. I had 2 strokes in February 2010 when I was 29 years old - 3 days apart. The latter stroke was so severe (which is a bleed to the brain) that for 2 days it was touch and go whether I would survive or not, but I did! The strokes damaged the left side of the brain so my...

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Be Involved

Your input is invaluable. Without you being involved, it would be just me, and that's no fun! I really want to hear from you! You can suggest anything - a new section, a new article, videos, an organisation...

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Stroke Directory

Synergy Healthcare
Synergy Healthcare is the North East's largest independent rehabilitation centre with clinics in Northumberland...

RadioActive
Ireland's healthy living music station. Set-up by a stroke survivor, Mark O'Toole.

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