Stroke

    • A patient working with a rehab team.Choosing the Right Stroke Rehab Facility
      Knowing where to turn for rehabilitation and support after a stroke can be overwhelming, according to expert volunteers from the American Stroke Association, which published its first-ever Guidelines for Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery for Adults. Stroke rehabilitation often requires healthcare […]
    • How can your environment put you at risk for stroke?
      World Stroke Day is Oct. 29th. Help us raise #stroke awareness and make the movement last longer than one day through sharing this video! Find out how the environment in which you live can put you at elevated risk for stroke and learn to spot a stroke F.A.S.T. […]
    • Older women exercisingWhat is a Stroke?
      While the term is often used, many people wonder, “What is a stroke?” Stroke is a type of cardiovascular disease. It affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or […]
    • Couple preparing a healthy mealStroke Treatments
      Medical treatments for stroke work to either open the blockage of a vessel or treat the rupture. Advancements in stroke treatment have greatly improved survival rates. The chances of survival are even better if the stroke is identified and treated immediately. This articles outlines the various […]
    • Young woman with elderly disabled manUnderstanding Stroke
      It is important to understand the risk factors associated with stroke. Some of these risk factors you can’t change, such as age, heredity and race. Yet others are a result of a person’s lifestyle and choices. These risk factors are the ones you may have the ability to change entirely or at least […]
    • Older couple out walkingStroke Website
      Stroke can be devastating disease. It is leading cause of adult disability in the United States. Stroke can be caused either a clot obstructing the flow of blood to the brain or by a blood vessel rupturing and preventing blood flow to the brain. It is important to know the signs of stroke because […]
    • Family sitting and smilingHow Can You Tell if You’re Having a Stroke?
      View in Spanish A stroke can happen at any time. But would you be able to recognize the warning signs and symptoms? Strokes occur more commonly in people with diabetes, and high blood pressure. People who are obese, elderly, smoke and don’t eat a balanced diet are at a higher risk as well. It […]
    • Smiling FamilyStroke Warning Signs and Symptoms
      F.A.S.T. is an easy way to remember the sudden signs of stroke. When you can spot the signs, you’ll know that you need to call 9-1-1 for help right away. Get F.A.S.T. stroke resources We need your help to reach out to communities across America to share that anyone can have a stroke so […]
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