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 - The Stroke Association

The Stroke Association is the major stroke charity in the UK. Every year an estimated 150,000 people in the UK have a stroke. Of all people who suffer from a stroke, about a third are likely to die within the first 10 days, about a third are likely to make a recovery within one month and about a third... more about The Stroke Association

Latest Stroke Articles

26 June 2016

Here are some links to different websites who've had a stroke and written a blog or a website. These links are really inspirational. If you want a link to your blog/website, just Contact Me now. Here they... 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

Different Strokes Northampton
Different Strokes Northampton was set up two years ago with the aim of helping young stroke survivors...

Vital Minds
An hypnotherapist helping stroke survivors in Hertfordshire. more in the Stroke Directory