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  • Stroke information

    Find factsheets, resources and tools to help you understand how stroke affects people, and how to get help or to help yourself

  • Latest podcast

    Travel

    In this podcast, we talk about issues like knowing when it’s safe to fly, finding accessible destinations and transport, making sure you have assistance if you need it, and getting travel insurance.

    Travel

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  • Partner product

    MedAdvisor App

    The Stroke Foundation has partnered with MedAdvisor, a FREE app, to help you organise and order your medications, from your smart phone, tablet or computer by connecting you to your local pharmacy. With MedAdvisor, you can pre-order your medications; receive reminders about when to take your medications or when to fill a script; and manage the medications of loved ones. 

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  • Word of the day

    Arteriography

    An X-ray of the carotid artery taken when a special dye is injected into the artery.


    For similar information see Procedures

    Arteriography is a type of medical test. 

    Doctors inject you with a special dye. 

    Then they take an X-ray picture. 

    They can see the dye on the X-ray. 

    This shows if your arteries are blocked.


    See Procedures