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Stroke

Breakthroughs in Stroke Prevention and Treatment

at the American Stroke Association’s 2009 International Stroke Conference. New finding: People at the highest risk for stroke

Stroke

Stroke: It’s On the Rise Among Younger People

lookout for red flags that could signal a stroke. PREVENTION WORKS Stroke is the fourth-leading cause of death in the US. Those who survive a

Stroke

Do You Know Exactly What to Do If You Have a Stroke?

Of course, no one wants to have a stroke. But about 800,000 times a year someone in the US has one. Most often, it’s an acute ischemic stroke

Stroke

Breakthroughs in Stroke Recovery: These Surprisingly Simple Techniques Can Dramatically Improve Your Chances of Getting Back to Normal

Almost 90% of all strokes are ischemic. Unless it’s otherwise noted, these recommendations do not apply to patients who have suffered a hemorrhagic (bleeding...

Women's Health

Women and Stroke — What You Need to Know to Survive

Gender Differences in Stroke Symptoms and Treatment It’s not a pretty picture when it comes to women and stroke. Hormonal changes put women ...

Stroke

The Stroke Warning That Can Save Your Life

...TIA or stroke if you are overweight or inactive and/or have high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol or diabetes. TIA and stroke risk also are...

Stroke

Stroke Danger from PTSD for Young Adults

triggering factor for both ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA)—a “ministroke” that lasts only minutes or seconds...

Stroke

Breakthroughs in Stroke Recovery

blood supply to an area of the brain (ischemic stroke) or a broken or leaking blood vessel causes bleeding into or around the brain (hemorrhagic stroke

Stroke

New Ways to Prevent a Stroke

be sure to ask your doctor for advice on your target blood pressure. SMALL STROKES ARE A BIG DEAL A transient ischemic attack (TIA), or “ministroke

Stroke

Too Young for Stroke? Don’t Be So Sure

strokes young people suffer are the same as for their elders: ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke and transient ischemic attack(T...

Stroke

Animal Protein for Stroke Prevention

from animals, are not beneficial for stroke prevention. At the same time, other studies have shown that protein-rich diets can reduce stroke risk....

Stroke

New Way to Diagnose Stroke in Under One Minute

had a stroke.” In a patient with AVS symptoms, the authors found that having at least one of the three findings pointed to stroke with 96% c...

Stroke

Stroke Prevention Clinic: Smart Way to Catch a Stroke Before It Starts

stroke patients who were referred to stroke prevention clinics that aimed to identify and address risk factors were 26% less likely to die of

Stroke

After a Ministroke…

What you can do right away — and later — to prevent a full-blown stroke The letters TIA stand for transient ischemic attack, otherwise known ...

Stroke

An Epilepsy Drug May Be the Answer to Stroke Survival

Fast action is needed to survive a stroke. Once brain cells die due to lack of oxygen during an ischemic stroke (a stroke caused ...

Stroke

The New Way to Prevent Stroke

the necessary steps to prevent or control them—you can improve your odds of never having a stroke. Recently discovered stroke risk factors&h...

Stroke

How to Prevent a Stroke

...a Stroke Stroke Prevention Clinic: Smart Way to Catch a Stroke Before It Starts Could a Jolt to the Neck Cause a Stroke? What ...

Stroke

The Right Place for Stroke Treatment

being treated at a stroke center vastly reduces your likelihood of suffering serious permanent disability from stroke. What’s a Stro...

Women's Health

Alert: Pregnancy Strokes Are on the Rise…and They’re Preventable!

Alarming as this sounds, most of these strokes don’t have to happen if pregnant women and new mothers—and their doctors—take the right preventive...

Blood Pressure

Positive Thinking Could Help Prevent a Stroke

a future stroke. Study details: Researchers asked 552 patients who were recovering from a mild/moderate stroke or a transient ischemic attack (TIA...