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.... more about Different Strokes

Latest Stroke Articles

Talkitt- a life changer for stroke survivors

Have you ever wondered what it is like to not be able to communicate your thoughts and needs? Perhaps you know someone with Autism who has invented their own language or have had a loved one after a stroke or CP unable to utter understandable sentences.... more Stroke Articles

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... 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

The Walkaide system is an external functional electrical stimulator (FES) designed to improve the walking...

UK Government: Work
The Government have a variety of schemes and programmes such as Access to Work and Work Choice, and have... more in the Stroke Directory