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Here you can read our stroke survivor stories and other articles that can help you understand the effects of stroke and live well after stroke.

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Accessing the forum on your mobile phone or tablet

Ashley

The new My Stroke Guide forum is built so that you can use it easily on your mobile. There is also an app that you can use to access it.

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Living with and managing fatigue

Ashley

Fatigue is an extreme tiredness that can come on at any time and doesn't get better with rest. The causes of fatigue after stroke aren’t yet fully understood. This blog has a few tips and advice for how you can manage your fatigue.

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The year in review from the My Stroke Guide Team

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We look back over the year at what challenges we faced launching the new My Stroke Guide. We also look forward to its future.

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Trying out a new hobby after your stroke

Ashley

Doing something you love, for fun, relaxation or learning, can help you feel good, assist your recovery and enjoy life. Find out more in this article about hobbies you can get involved in following a stroke.

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My Stroke Guide: recent changes and the reasons behind them

Ashley

We've been busy here at My Stroke Guide. There have been a lot of changes to the site and the forum. Click to read more about what they changes are and why we made them.

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Stroke-specific exercise video programme: what we learned

Alex

We take a look back at the stroke-specific exercise video programme we ran last year in collaboration with A Stroke of Luck and what is next.

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Using the "watching" feature on the My Stroke Guide forum

Ashley

By using the "watching" feature, you can be notified whenever a new reply or topic is added.

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Stroke specific exercise video programme

Alex

Physical activity is a great way to improve overall health throughout your recovery and later on in life. It can help improve mood and increase energy levels. It can also help reduce the risk of another stroke.

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