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  • 141. Tips and Tricks | Stroke Connection Magazine... be hard for family and friends to recognize how much post-stroke fatigue may ... Strokes can often affect vision and processing of visual information. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Tips-and-Tricks/

  • 142. Survival Journeys | Stroke Connection Magazine... Though strokes often have common effects, each one is also different. And each stroke survivor's journey is as unique as the individual themselves. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Survival-Journeys/

  • 143. Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 2018... In this Issue. Seizures After Stroke. Seizures After Stroke. ... When Stroke Affects the Parietal Lobe. When Stroke Affects the Parietal Lobe. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2018/

  • 144. Sweating during workouts may help reduce stroke risk... Sweating during workouts may help reduce stroke risk. Updated:Jul 18,2013. Breaking a sweat during your workouts may reduce your risk of stroke. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/News/NewsReleases/Sweating-during-w rkouts-may-help-reduce-stroke-risk_UCM_454248_Article.jsp

  • 145. Your eyes may give a peek into future stroke risk... Your eyes may give a peek into future stroke risk. ... Those with moderate to severe eye blood pressure were 137 percent more likely to have a stroke. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/News/NewsReleases/Your-eyes-may-giv -a-peek-into-future-stroke-risk_UCM_455135_Article.jsp

  • 146. For Stroke Support Group Leaders... For Stroke Support Group Leaders. Register Your Group. ... This content was last reviewed on 07/31/2013. Subscribe to Stroke Connection. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForSup ortGroupLeaders/For-Support-Group-Leaders_UCM_308564_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 147. 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

  • 148. Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After ...... Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After Stroke. For families living with aphasia due to stroke. ... Seizures After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Tips-for- ommunicating-Different-Types-of-Aphasia-After-Stroke/

  • 149. Understanding Vascular Dementia - Stroke Connection ...... of blood vessels, usually as a result of blood vessel disease, which cause silent strokes. Some people with VCI may have a fullblown stroke, but not ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Underst nding-Vascular-Dementia/

  • 150. Recipes | Stroke Connection Magazine... Departments. Stroke Notes. Stroke-related news you can use about new scientific findings, public policy, programs and resources. Readers Room. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Recipes/

  • 151. Common Side Effects of Stroke Medications - Stroke ...... Fall 2017 /; Common Side Effects of Stroke Medications. Common Side Effects of Stroke Medications. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Common-Si e-Effects-of-Stroke-Medications/

  • 152. Saving Strokes RSVP Form... Saving Strokes RSVP Form. Login or Sign Up to save and share your favorite recipes! Sign In / Sign up. *All health/medical ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Affiliate/Saving-Strokes-RSVP-Form_ CM_448972_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 153. 2018 Acute Ischemic Stroke Guidelines... null,xComments=Stroke is the second-leading cause of death in the world and a leading cause of adult disability, with ischemic strokes accounting ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_498579 2018-Acute-Ischemic-Stroke-Guidelines.jsp

  • 154. FUNraise: Create a Fundraiser for Heart and Stroke: Search ...... Information; Careers; SHOP; Latest Heart and Stroke News; AHA/ASA Media Newsroom; Global Programs. Our Sites: American ...

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  • 155. Uncommon Causes of Stroke... Causes, available in e-Zine or PDF format) The vast majority of strokes are caused by ... But there are many less common causes of stroke as well. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/ReadSCNow/Uncommon-Survivors_UCM_461424_Article.jsp

  • 156. Kaysee Hyatt's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... Colorado Pediatric Stroke: Parent Support Group. ... and advocacy for families impacted by the range of outcomes of all types of pediatric strokes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Kaysee-Hy tts-Why/

  • 157. Heart-and-Stroke-Encyclopedia - heart valve replacement ...... Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Knowledge starts here. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Encyclopedia/Heart-and-Stroke-Encyc opedia_UCM_445084_ContentIndex.jsp?levelSelected=8&title=heart%20valve%20replacement%20surgery e%20replacement%20surgery

  • 158. Heart-and-Stroke-Encyclopedia - pacemaker... Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Knowledge starts here. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Encyclopedia/Heart-and-Stroke-Encyc opedia_UCM_445084_ContentIndex.jsp?levelSelected=16&title=pacemaker

  • 159. Stroke Notes... This is MY Ballgame. This is MY Ballgame. "One stroke, two strokes, three strokes; I refuse to go out." A survivor's poem. “Until Death Do Us Part...”. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Stroke-Notes/index. hp?cp=2&si=12

  • 160. Stroke Diagnosis... Stroke Diagnosis. Updated:Oct 23,2017. Diagnosing Stroke. Tests. When someone has shown symptoms of a ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Prevention Diagnosis/Stroke-Diagnosis_UCM_310890_Article.jsp


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

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