Helping you with your own stroke recovery
Find factsheets, resources and tools to help you understand how stroke affects people, and how to get help or to help yourself
Stroke in your 20s and 30s
In this episode, we talk about what it's like to have a stroke in your 20s and 30s, and to have to set a new path towards goals like a career and relationships. And to deal with invisible stroke impacts while trying not to become invisible yourself.
Plan your recovery goals
Setting goals helps you achieve what matters to you. Use our free tool to track your recovery, and share and get advice.
Support groups in your State
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Word of the day
Pseudobulbar affectAlso known as emotional lability. Uncontrollable outbursts of emotion (such as laughing to crying) without cause. After a stroke, it may only last a few weeks or continue for a long period.
For similar information see EmotionsPseudobulbar affect is when you suddenly laugh or cry for no reason.
It can happen when you have a stroke.
It can last for a few weeks, or for a longer time.
It is also called emotional lability.