Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.
A stroke is when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted. Learn the 'FAST' test for stroke symptoms, which can save a person's life.
Stroke rehabilitation helps the brain to relearn skills that have been affected. Learn about the most common problems and types of rehabilitation.
How to help someone who's having a stroke
One Australian has a stroke every 9 minutes. But the sooner they get treated, the better. Learn the 'F.A.S.T.' way to help a person having a stroke.
Transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
A transient ischemic attack (TIA) has similar symptoms to a stroke but usually lasts less than an hour. Urgent medical attention is critical. If you think you are having a TIA, call 000 for an ambulance.
Facial droop can cause your face to look asymmetrical, and moving your facial muscles may be difficult. Call triple 000 if you have facial drooping.
This is a rare condition caused by damage to parts of the brain. Symptoms include difficulty recognising objects, people, sounds or smells.
Read about brain aneurysms — a bulge in an artery wall in your brain. If it bursts it can cause bleeding on the brain which needs immediate attention.
An aneurysm is a bulge in a blood vessel caused by a weakened vessel wall. Learn about different types of aneurysms, their symptoms and treatment.
Atrial fibrillation (AF or Afib) is a heart rhythm problem that can increase your risk of stroke. Find out about the symptoms and treatment for AFib.
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of risk factors that raise the risk of stroke, heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Find out its symptoms and treatments.