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

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

Why Fighting Strokes Does What it Does

This is a video from Fighting Strokes, the charity.

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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

Elap
Specialists in accessible vehicles & adaptations. Elap designs, manufactures and install mobility products.

Shaw Trust
Shaw Trust is the UKs largest third sector provider of employment services for disabled and disadvantaged...

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