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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

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    Hidden disability

    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

    Complete Blood Count

    Information about the kinds and numbers of cells in the blood, especially red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.


    For similar information see Types of stroke

    A complete blood count is a medical test. 

    It finds out the kinds and numbers of cells in your blood. 

    This includes: 
    • Red blood cells that carry oxygen
    • White blood cells that fight infection
    • Platelets that form clots to stop you bleeding.


    See Types of stroke