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 - InterAct Stroke Support

They are a stroke charity that take professional actors into hospitals and stroke clubs to work with stroke survivors, helping to alleviate depression and stimulate those all-important neural pathways.

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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

Why Fighting Strokes Does What it Does

This is a video from Fighting Strokes, the charity.

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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

Limbs Alive
Established in 2010, Limbs Alive specialises in the rehabilitation of the hand and arm for people of...

Rehab 4 Alcoholism
Rehab 4 Alcoholism offers a free helpline and intervention service for people suffering from alcoholism...

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