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  • 21. When Stroke Affects the Brain Stem - Stroke Connection ...... A stroke at the top part of the medulla is one of the more common brain stem strokes. “The top part of the medulla is supplied ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/When-St oke-Affects-the-Brain-Stem/

  • 22. When Stroke Affects the Frontal Lobe - Stroke Connection ...... When Stroke Affects the Frontal Lobe. By Jon Caswell. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/When-St oke-Affects-the-Frontal-Lobe/

  • 23. Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... Stroke Treatment is Important; "Let's Talk About Stroke" patient sheets: Stroke Diagnosis (PDF); Transient Ischemic Attacks are mini strokes, but a ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/Stroke-Wa ning-Signs-and-Symptoms_UCM_308528_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 24. Federal Stroke Issues... Federal Stroke Issues. Updated:Oct 1,2015. Each year, approximately 795,000 Americans have a stroke. An estimated ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/IssuesandCampaigns/Stroke/ ederal-Stroke-Issues_UCM_428669_Article.jsp

  • 25. Brain Stem Stroke... Risk factors for brain stem stroke are the same as for strokes in other areas of the brain: high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, atrial ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/EffectsofS roke/Brain-Stem-Stroke_UCM_310771_Article.jsp

  • 26. Search News Releases | American Heart Association... Study Highlights: More than half of all strokes can be attributed to uncontrolled high blood pressure. If stroke survivors were treated so their blood ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news?c=859

  • 27. The Synergy of Managing Multiple Stroke Risks - Stroke ...... “If one of those clots goes to your brain, that's a stroke,” he said. “Strokes related to atrial fibrillation are the worst kind of strokes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/The-Syn rgy-of-Managing-Multiple-Stroke-Risks/

  • 28. Understanding Stroke Risk... 04. Your sex (gender) can affect your risks. Each year, women have more strokes than men, and stroke kills more women than men, too. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Understand ngRisk/Understanding-Stroke-Risk_UCM_308539_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 29. Let's Talk About Stroke Patient Information Sheets... Let's Talk About Stroke Patient Information Sheets. Updated:Nov 17,2016. ... We're here to help. Have you or someone you love had a stroke? ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/General/Patient-Inform tion-Sheets_UCM_310731_Article.jsp

  • 30. The Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia... The Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Click a letter below to get a brief definition of dozens of cardiovascular terms from our ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/The-Heart-and-Stroke-Enc clopedia_UCM_445688_SubHomePage.jsp


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We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

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