Dementia / Stroke 22 Nov, 2017

Stroke and Dementia

For an average of 1 in 3 people, stroke and dementia are linked. The symptoms of dementia are caused by the injury to the brain, which happens during a stroke. Many people instantly think of Alzheimer’s disease when they consider dementia, but Alzheimer’s is not the only cause of the condition. In around 20% of …
Stroke 15 Nov, 2017

Stroke and Diabetes

Stroke and diabetes are linked. Without adequate insulin, glucose can build-up in the bloodstream, leading to fatty-deposits which can lead to clotting. The link between stroke and diabetes If you have diabetes you are more likely to have a stroke. That fact is frightening, but by keeping careful control of your blood sugars and modifying …
Stroke 15 Nov, 2017

Can Stroke Cause Seizures

On average 1 in 20 stroke patients will have a seizure, and a stroke can cause repeated seizures. Only when the patient has had more than 1 seizure, is it considered to be epilepsy. Strokes and epilepsy Any fitting can be alarming to witness, but by recognising the signs you can make sure your loved one …
Stroke 30 Oct, 2017

Stroke: A Deeper Dive

Stroke: A Deeper Dive Stroke: A Deeper Dive, provides an overview of the types, causes and treatments, with scientific and medical expressions explained in simple terms. What causes a stroke? Anyone can have a stroke at any age. While the majority of strokes are experienced by older people, younger people and even children can be …