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 - Charlotte's Tandems

They lend, at no cost (i.e. for free), tandems and tag-alongs to (and only to) people with disabilities or additional needs, who are unable to ride a bike safely on their own, so that they can enjoy the wonders of cycling.

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Latest Stroke Articles

The Easy Way of Checking Your INR Result

I'm on long-term Warfarin tablets, an anticoagulant which thins the blood, so I've minimised the risk of getting another blood clot and a stroke.

You have to go to the Phlebotomist (who collect a blood sample) every few weeks (normally 1 to 4 weeks)...

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Stroke Videos

ACT FAST

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...

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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

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

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

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