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...

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Latest Stroke Articles

Chris on Top of the World

I did it!! I can't believe it - I've climbed the highest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales over one weekend. I didn't think I would be able to climb one mountain, let alone 3 mountains - 4.5 years ago I was in a wheelchair, unable to walk, so I've...

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Stroke Videos

The New WalkAide System

The New WalkAide System is a sophisticated functional electrical stimulation (FES) device for the treatment of foot drop caused by upper motor neuron injury, such as a Stroke (CVA).

Utilising a patented tilt sensor technology, the WalkAide stimulates...

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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

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

The Good Care Group
There may come a time when families have to choose to seek professional and specialist care for their...

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