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 - Fighting Strokes

The Fighting Strokes charity aims to empower and inspire those affected by all brainstem stroke and locked-in syndrome to promote better recovery, especially in the young.

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Latest Stroke Articles

Chris on Top of the World

I did it!! I can't believe it - I've climbed the highest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales over one weekend. I didn't think I would be able to climb one mountain, let alone 3 mountains - 4.5 years ago I was in a wheelchair, unable to walk, so I've...

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Stroke Videos

Life After Stroke Awards 2012

The Stroke Association's video on Life After Stroke Awards 2012.

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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

Odstock Medical Limited
Odstock Medical provides a range of neuromuscular stimulators designed to improve the functional ability...

Regional Driving Assessment Centre
The Regional Driving Assessment Centre can provide help with driving, or accessing vehicles as a driver...

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