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 - British Heart Foundation

The British Heart Foundation is the nation's heart charity. Their vision is a world where people don't die prematurely from heart disease. The British Heart Foundation achieves this through pioneering research, vital prevention activity and ensuring quality care and support for everyone living with... more about British Heart Foundation

Latest Stroke Articles

An Understanding of Aphasia

One of the effects of stroke/strokes can be aphasia, the area and extent of brain damage or atrophy will determine the type of aphasia and its symptoms.

The literal meaning of aphasia is "speechlessness", and that immediately will cause most people... more Stroke Articles

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... more about Chris Banting

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... more about Being Involved

Stroke Directory

heads up
heads up! Neuro-Rehab Ltd is one of the leading specialist providers of neurological physiotherapy. ...

The CoaguChek system is a simple, convenient and safe device that helps you to monitor your coagulation... more in the Stroke Directory