We are an online stroke support organization and are available to India, all of Asia.
The Stroke India provides online support to stroke survivors and stroke caregivers of stroke. We have found that a stroke caregiver or another member of the stroke family will seek out a web site looking for information about stroke after their loved one has just had one.
Not only do we have dozens of resources for stroke survivors but we also have many resources for the stroke caregiver.
On one hand, the stroke survivor is usually looking for information about stroke or is trying to connect with other stroke survivors.On the other hand, the stroke caregiver needs information and lots of it. Stroke caregivers are faced with a multitude of decisions.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is it important to act fast if someone is having a stroke?
Stroke is a medical emergency. Every minute counts when someone is having a stroke. The longer blood flow is cut off to the brain, the greater the damage.
What causes a stroke ??
Most strokes occur in the second half of life and are caused by damage to the blood vessels - and sometimes to the heart - which has been building up slowly for many years.
Is stroke preventable?
Yes. Stroke is preventable. A better understanding of the causes of stroke has helped people make lifestyle changes that have cut the stroke death rate nearly in half in the last two decades.