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

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    In this podcast, we talk about the impact of invisible and hidden disabilities, how to make others understand and some things you can do to live well while dealing with them.

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    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

    Angioplasty

    Surgical technique for restoring normal blood flow through an artery narrowed or blocked by atherosclerosis. It is done by either by inserting a balloon into the narrowed section and inflating it, or by using a laser beam.


    For similar information see Procedures

    Angioplasty is a type of surgery. 

    Doctors use it when you have a blocked artery.

    They try to open the artery so blood can flow through it. 

    They can do this by inflating a small balloon inside the artery. 

    They can also use lasers. 


    See Procedures