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 - Headway Gloucestershire

Headway Gloucestershire is a small local charity whose mission is to try to make a positive difference to the survivors of acquired brain injury, their partners, families, friends and carers by providing services for them.

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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

Becki Cobb's Update on the Progress in her Hand

This is a video on Becki Cobb's update on how she uses her hand more and more. It's really inspirational.

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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

Magic Words Therapy
Magic Words private speech and language therapy service offers 1:1 assessment and therapy for children,...

Vital Minds
An hypnotherapist helping stroke survivors in Hertfordshire.

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