Effects of a stroke
- Emotional changes, including sadness, anger and anxiety
- Physical effects, including weakness, reduced balance and communication
- Difficulty with senses vision, taste and smell
A stroke affects everybody differently and we understand that it will have a profound effect on your life and the lives of your family and friends.
It is important to understand that no two people are affected by stroke in the same way. Some people have only mild effects which improve in a short time. Others may suffer more serious and long term effects. There are four main types of stroke:
Our approach seeks to promote optimum recovery and future independence.
Suffering a stroke is a medical emergency and by calling 999 you can help someone reach hospital quickly and receive the early treatment they need.
Call 999 at any of these signs.
The Stroke Association is the leading charity in the UK changing the world for people affected by stroke.
More people than ever are benefiting from cutting-edge treatments and making full recoveries. And more people now understand the need to seek emergency treatment for stroke. The Stroke Association has been at the heart of every one of these developments, championing the cause of stroke and stroke survivors.
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