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

I Could Not Move My Right Arm

Initially, after my 2 strokes, I could not move my dominant right arm and the sensation in my arm was non-existent. I was so scared!

For about 2 weeks there was no signs of improvement. The physiotherapist in hospital started exercising my arm and... more Stroke Articles

Stroke Videos


ACT F.A.S.T. is a national government campaign aimed at helping people to recognise the signs of stroke, and act to save lives and reduce the damage caused.

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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

Healthcare Therapy Partners
They are a small highly trained group of healthcare practitioners with a passion for the work they do...

The Acquired Brain Injury Education Service
The Acquired Brain Injury Education Service offers a variety of courses for people who've had a brain... more in the Stroke Directory