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Effects of a Stroke

There are many common effects of strokes. These effects depend on the type of stroke suffered, its severity, the area of the brain affected and the extent of damage to the brain tissue.

The effects of stroke can be described as:

  • Physical effects
  • Non-physical effects
Common physical effects
  • Reduced mobility
  • Weakness or paralysis (usually on one side of the body)
  • Reduced sensation
  • Neglect to one side of the body
  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Speech and/or language difficulties
  • Incontinence
  • Fatigue
  • Post stroke pain
  • Foot drop
Common non-physical effects
  • Mood changes
  • Perceptual problems
  • Cognitive difficulties
  • Behavioural changes

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