The long-term effects of stroke depend on which part of the brain was damaged and by how much.
Early treatment and rehabilitation after stroke helps many people to regain a lot of function.
People who have had a stroke talk about the events and emotions surrounding their stroke.
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, can increase your risk of heart attack, kidney failure and stroke.
As part of a Heart Health Check, your doctor will calculate your cardiovascular disease risk score. Your risk score estimates your risk of having a heart attack or stroke in the next 5 years.
Although blocked blood vessels can cause both coronary heart disease and some types of stroke, stroke is not the same as heart disease.
Tobacco causes more illness and death than any other drug.
Everyone can reduce their risk of having a stroke by making a few simple lifestyle changes.
Stroke is the second biggest killer of Australian women and kills more women than breast cancer.
Stroke is rare among children and babies, but it can occur.
A stroke is when blood can’t get to all parts of your brain and is a medical emergency. If blood can’t get through, your brain can be injured.
A transient ischaemic attack (sometimes called a mini-stroke) is a warning that a stroke may follow, and requires urgent medical attention.