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 - Headway

Headway is a charity set up to give help and support to people affected by brain injury. Headway promotes understanding of all aspects of brain injury and provides information, support and services to people with a brain injury, their families and carers.

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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

Young Stroke Survivors with Aphasia - Laura

Her name is Laura! She's 27. Five years ago, she was hit by a drunk driver. She had a stroke. She has aphasia.

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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

UK Stroke Assembly
The UK Stroke Assembly: an annual event that enables stroke survivors and their families to express their...

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

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