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 ARNI Institute

The ARNI Institute's approach to stroke recovery is dynamic, innovative and linked directly to the most current stroke evidence base. They have over 100 highly qualified professional trainers around the UK, trained via the Functional Training After Stroke Accreditation.

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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

How do I Prevent a Stroke

The Stroke Association's video on some great advice on how to lead a healthy life, and specifically, steps you can take to avoid having a stroke.

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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

Quest 88
Everything is better when the whole community is involved, and thats a hope we have for the Hub. They...

Physio@Home
Physio@home provides friendly and professional physiotherapy to adults within their own home settings....

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