Learn about Stroke

Life begins at 40, don't let stroke stop it.

What is Stroke

One in six people will have a stroke at some time in their life. Most are over 65, but stroke can strike at any age. Even young people and children can be affected.

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Young Stroke Survivor Network

Chat to young stroke survivors about the challenges post stroke

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Support Groups

Local meeting places for people affected by stroke and their carers to come together and share their experiences.

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Get the facts from the 2015 stroke audit report

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Irish Heart Foundation Stroke Conference

The Stroke Conference organised by the Irish Heart Foundation is dedicated to advancing excellence in stroke care in Ireland.

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How we lobby for greater stroke services

In Ireland, there is an estimated 60,000 survivors living in the community as a result of stroke.

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Stroke Rehabilitation

Recognising the symptoms of stroke and accessing treatment immediately is very important.

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Preventing a stroke

The risk of a stroke is increased by certain things in your lifestyle which you can change.

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Stroke and Communication

After a stroke you may have problems communicating with others.

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Social Welfare Entitlements

Financial support – find out what you're entitled to.

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Driving after a Stroke

What you need to know about driving after a stroke.

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Real Life Stories

Find inspiration and advice from other stroke survivors.

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Quit Smoking

Stopping smoking is the single most important step you can take to reduce your risk of stroke.

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