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 - Different Strokes

Different Strokes is a registered charity providing a unique, free service to younger stroke survivors of working age and children throughout the United Kingdom. Different Strokes services and the number of stroke survivors benefiting from them have grown dramatically since they were formed in 1996....

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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

Becki Cobb's Update on the Progress in her Hand

This is a video on Becki Cobb's update on how she uses her hand more and more. It's really inspirational.

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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...

The Acquired Brain Injury Education Service
The Acquired Brain Injury Education Service offers a variety of courses for people who've had a brain...

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