About My Stroke Guide

How to use My Stroke Guide and other frequently asked questions

Information on how to use My Stroke Guide including how to:

  • sign up for an account
  • use the discussion forum and
  • find health information and advice

What is My Stroke Guide?

My Stroke Guide is a site created and maintained by the Stroke Association to provide information and advice on stroke recovery, life after stroke and how to live well after a stroke.

You can also get community support by joining our online forum and groups, and keep up to date by subscribing to pages relevant to you, the My Stroke Guide Blog and YouTube channel.

Finding information

You can find information and advice on My Stroke Guide by navigating to the main menu in the purple bar on the top of the page and clicking Information. Here you can find articles and videos on varied topics surrounding stroke, stroke recovery and life after stroke.

You can also search for tags and information using the search bar, in the top right-hand corner of the homepage.

How to register

To take part in the forum you will need to register for an account. Follow the steps in the registration form and activate your account by clicking the link in the verification email. Don't forget to check your Junk or Spam folder in case it's ended up there.

You can watch our step-by-step tutorial videos on how to register, how to log in and how to request a new password.

  1. How to register (via the forum/homepage?)
  2. How to log in (via the forum/homepage?)
  3. How to request a new password (via the forum, can only request a new password inside the account)

If you are having trouble with creating an account, please email the team at mystrokeguide@stroke.org.uk and we will reply as soon as possible.

how to register

The forum

The My Stroke Guide forum is an online community for stroke survivors, carers, health professionals and all who have been touched by stroke.

The forum operates on Discourse, an open-source forum based platform. DiscourseHub App is an official application for Android and iOS devices. It allows users to keep track of new and unread posts and notifications. Download the app to can receive alerts when someone replies to a topic that you are following. For more information please visit the About the forum page.