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  • 91. High Blood Pressure, AFib and Your Risk of Stroke... Consider this: About three out of four people who have a stroke for the ... condition called atrial fibrillation — is present in about one out of five strokes. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Arrhythmia/AboutArrhythm a/High-Blood-Pressure-AFib-and-Your-Risk-of-Stroke_UCM_443852_Article.jsp .jsp

  • 92. American Heart Association Spotlight... Stroke Work-up: The Role of Atrial Fibrillation and Cardiac Rhythm Monitoring. TOPIC SUMMARY. Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is ...

    professional.heart.org/spotlight/UCM_497059_Spotlight-Stro e-Work-up-Atrial-Fibrillation.jsp

  • 93. American Heart Association Spotlight... Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: New Concepts, Treatments, and Challenges. TOPIC SUMMARY. Anticoagulation ...

    professional.heart.org/spotlight/Spotlight-Extra-Informati n_UCM_468540_Article.jsp

  • 94. STROKE | Simultaneous Publcation... Science News. Science News Archive. Simultaneous Publication European Stroke Organisation. In Conjunction with the ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_501213 STROKE-Simultaneous-Publcation.jsp

  • 95. Alcohol and Heart Health... of 100-proof spirits.) Drinking more alcohol increases such dangers as alcoholism, high blood pressure, obesity, stroke, breast cancer, suicide and ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/HealthyEating/Nutriti n/Alcohol-and-Heart-Health_UCM_305173_Article.jsp

  • 96. Regaining Independence After Stroke... Over 7 million people in the US. survive a stroke each year. Like the individuals who experience them, no two strokes are the same. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Regain ngIndependence/Regaining-Independence-After-Stroke_UCM_308547_SubHomePage.jsp Page.jsp

  • 97. Hidden Stroke Risk Factors for Women... to Steven J. Kittner, MD, director of the Maryland Stroke Center at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. “But strokes can affect ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Understand ngRisk/Hidden-Stroke-Risk-Factors-for-Women_UCM_310403_Article.jsp

  • 98. Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Hat - Stroke Survivor Tim Podell... Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Hat - Stroke Survivor Tim Podell. Updated:Nov 28,2012. ... The day after the equipment arrived, he had an ischemic stroke. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Inspir tionalStories/Pulling-a-Rabbit-Out-of-a-Hat---Stroke-Survivor-Tim-Podell_UCM_310785_Article.jsp ell_UCM_310785_Article.jsp

  • 99. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue Info Sheet ...... Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue Info Sheet. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Helping Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Fatigue-Info-Sheet/

  • 100. Less than half of stroke patients nationwide are prescribed ...... Less than half of stroke patients nationwide are prescribed recommended cholesterol-lowering medication. ... Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/less-than-half-of-stroke-patients- ationwide-are-prescribed-recommended-cholesterol-lowering-medication?utm_campaign=ahanews&utm_source=phd&utm_medium=link&utm_cont utm_campaign=ahanews&utm_source=phd&utm_medium=link&utm_content=phd08-02-17

  • 101. Prevent Another Stroke... with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to support our efforts and help stroke survivors prevent additional strokes. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/PreventAno herStroke/Prevent-Another-Stroke_UCM_496208_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 102. Facts, Causes, Risks and Prevention of Stroke - Go Red for ...... Facts, Causes, Risks and Prevention of Stroke. Because stroke is the No. 5 cause of ... What is a stroke? A stroke happens ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/facts_about_hear _disease_in_women-sub-category/facts-causes-risks-prevention-stroke/

  • 103. Myths versus Facts About Stroke -- Go Red For Women... Myth: Strokes only happens to older people. Stroke Fact: Strokes can happen in young people, including infants, even. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/myths-versus-facts-about-stroke/

  • 104. American Heart Association and American Stroke Association ...... American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Linking Policy. Updated:Jan 10,2017. Thank you for your ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/General/American-Heart-Association- nd-American-Stroke-Association-Linking-Policy_UCM_303551_Article.jsp

  • 105. Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K -- Go Red For ...... Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K. ... Staying committed to therapy is the main advice Tia shares with stroke survivors. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/tia-timpson-survivor-of-stroke-at-20/

  • 106. When the Pain Never Goes Away - Stroke Connection ...... When the Pain Never Goes Away. Understanding central pain syndrome (aka, thalamic pain) after stroke. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Sep-Oct-2003/When-t e-Pain-Never-Goes-Away-Understanding-Centra-Pain-Syndrome/

  • 107. Strength and Resistance Training Exercise... injury. What if I'm recovering from a cardiac event or stroke? Some people are afraid to exercise after a heart attack. But ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/PhysicalActivity/Fitn ssBasics/Strength-and-Resistance-Training-Exercise_UCM_462357_Article.jsp .jsp

  • 108. Air Pollution and Heart Disease, Stroke... Air Pollution and Heart Disease, Stroke. Updated:Oct 18,2017. Whether you live in a city where smog forecasts are routine ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /Air-Pollution-and-Heart-Disease-Stroke_UCM_442923_Article.jsp

  • 109. Finding Stroke Support You Are Not Alone... Finding Stroke Support You Are Not Alone. Stroke Support Groups. Stroke Support Groups ... Recent Stroke? Now there's help with rehab decisions. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Findin SupportYouAreNotAlone/Finding-Stroke-Support-You-Are-Not-Alone_UCM_308556_SubHomePage.jsp 8556_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 110. What Are My Risks For Getting Heart Disease InfographicThe American Heart Association asks three simple questions to help you understand and determine your risk of heart disease.

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/What-Are-My-Risks-For Getting-Heart-Disease-Infographic_UCM_443749_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 111. Stroke Recovery Resources... Waiting Room Poster (PDF); Cryptogenic Stroke Postcard (PDF); What Causes Strokes? Patient Infographic (PDF); What ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/www.stro eassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Stroke-Recovery-Resources_UCM_481572_SubHomePage.jsp M_481572_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 112. Plan Ahead for Emergencies - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/Plan-Ah ad-for-Emergencies/

  • 113. Stroke Awards and Lectures... Stroke Awards and Lectures. The AHA/ASA ... Awards presented at the International Stroke Conference. Nomination Awards presented ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Awa dsLectures/UCM_322318_Stroke-Awards-and-Lectures.jsp

  • 114. Starting a Stroke Group... And everybody has a good time. Specialized Groups. “Strokes are like fingerprints,” says stroke survivor Candace Howerton. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForSup ortGroupLeaders/StartingaStrokeGroup/Starting-a-Stroke-Group_UCM_310895_Article.jsp 95_Article.jsp

  • 115. File | American Heart AssociationFAST Stroke infographic. FAST is: F - Face Drooping: Does one side of the face droop or is it numb? Ask the person to smile. ...

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  • 116. Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk -- Go Red For ...... Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk. Insomnia may significantly increase stroke risk, particularly for younger people. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/insomnia-may-significantly-raise-stroke-risk/

  • 117. Tips to Combat Depression After a Stroke -- Go Red For ...... Tips to Combat Depression After a Stroke. ... ». tia timpson talks about her stroke at 20 Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/tips-to-combat-depression-after-a-stroke/

  • 118. American Heart Association - Building healthier lives, free of ...... “I understand you're a pillar in the community, but cutting back on salt would greatly reduce your risk of a stroke, Mr. Moore.”. 430-LifeExpectancy ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/

  • 119. Fellowship - Stroke Council... of... Fellowship - Stroke Council. ... service. The candidate must be making meritorious contributions in stroke as evidenced by: ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Fel owofAHAFAHA/UCM_321461_Fellowship---Stroke-Council.jsp

  • 120. Professional Heart Daily | Resources for Cardiovascular and ...... DONATE. Professional Heart Daily. Professional Heart Daily. Resources for Cardiovascular and Stroke Clinicians and Scientists. ... Stroke. ...

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