About stroke

You're not too young to have a stroke

Strokes don't only happen to older people. A new study has found that stroke rates among young and middle-aged people now account for nearly one-third of all strokes.

Stroke: you only have three hours

Did you know that you only have three hours to get help for a stroke before you risk permanent disability? Here's what to look out for.

A complete guide to stroke

A stroke is much like what a heart attack is to the heart - but to the brain. It involves the interruption of blood flow and oxygen to the brain and can cause loss of function.

Stroke - act fast and save a life

Did you know that stroke is the third biggest cause of death in South Africa? Do not take chances. Learn the facts and save a life today.

Know your risk - prevent a stroke

Stroke is the third most common cause of death in South Africa, fortunately stroke deaths can be prevented by adopting a healthy lifestyle and being aware of the risk factors.

Your stroke risk

Sixty people die every day in South Africa because of strokes. What is your risk of getting one?

Patient's guide to stroke

Stroke, one of the most common neurological disabilities in South Africa, can have a devastating impact on a person’s life.

Brain attack!

Stroke is the third most common cause of death in South Africa and it is on the increase.

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