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  • 1. American Stroke Association û Building healthier lives, free of ...... Preventing stroke icon Preventing Stroke. 80 percent of all strokes are preventable. Learn how to minimize your risk. Stroke treatment icon ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/

  • 2. Ischemic Strokes (Clots)... View a detailed animation of ischemic stroke. Ischemic strokes occur as a result of an obstruction within a blood vessel supplying blood to the brain. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/TypesofStr ke/IschemicClots/Ischemic-Strokes-Clots_UCM_310939_Article.jsp

  • 3. Hemorrhagic Strokes (Bleeds)... two types of hemorrhagic strokes are intracerebral (within the brain) hemorrhage or subarachnoid hemorrhage. Hemorrhagic stroke occurs when a ...

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  • 4. About Stroke... About Stroke. SRC Prevention Banner. ... Learn more about how stroke affects the brain. Spread the Word this World Stroke Day, October 29th. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/About-Stro e_UCM_308529_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 5. Recovery Healthcare Professional Resource Page... Stroke Rehab and Recovery Guidelines. ... Spread the Word this World Stroke Day, October 29th. WSD small banner FAST. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Recovery-H althcare-Professional-Resource-Page_UCM_496009_Article.jsp

  • 6. Inspirational Stories of Stroke Survivors... Survivors Under Age 18. Oliver Michael, Infant Stroke Survivor — Strokes can happen to the very young, even infants. Oliver ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Inspir tionalStories/Inspirational-Stories-of-Stroke-Survivors_UCM_310974_Article.jsp ticle.jsp

  • 7. 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

  • 8. Stroke Family Warmline... Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 2 What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)? 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Findin SupportYouAreNotAlone/StrokeFamilyWarmline/Stroke-Family-Warmline_UCM_310894_Article.jsp _310894_Article.jsp

  • 9. 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

  • 10. Target Stroke | American Heart Association... American Heart Association. Target: Stroke. Target: Stroke. ... Target: Stroke Clinical Tools and Resources. Learn More About Tools and Resources. ...

    www.heart.org/en/professional/quality-improvement/target-s roke

  • 11. Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke... Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke. American Heart Association. Get With The Guidelines® Stroke. ... A proven way to improve stroke care. ...

    www.heart.org/en/professional/quality-improvement/get-with the-guidelines/get-with-the-guidelines-stroke

  • 12. Heart Attack and Stroke Symptoms | American Heart ...... Heart Attack and Stroke Symptoms. Warning Signs of Heart Attack, Stroke & Cardiac Arrest. ... Stroke Symptoms. Spot a stroke FAST. ...

    www.heart.org/en/about-us/heart-attack-and-stroke-symptoms

  • 13. Search News Releases | American Heart Association... After stroke strikes, what comes next? October 15, 2018, Categories: Stroke News, Program News. ... Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news?c=859

  • 14. Choosing the Right Stroke Rehab Facility... Choosing the Right Stroke Rehab Facility. ... Recent Stroke? Now there's help with rehab decisions. Stroke Rehab consumer Image 2sa.org. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Treatment/ iagnosis/Choosing-the-Right-Stroke-Rehab-Facility_UCM_490273_Article.jsp jsp

  • 15. Stroke Treatment... The good news is that 80% of strokes in adults are preventable, however after having a stroke, risks are much higher for having another one. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Treatment/ troke-Treatment_UCM_492017_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 16. 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

  • 17. Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... Posterior circulations strokes (a stroke that occurs in the back part of the brain) occurs when a blood vessel in the back part of the brain is blocked ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/Learn-Mor -Stroke-Warning-Signs-and-Symptoms_UCM_451207_Article.jsp

  • 18. Atherosclerosis and Stroke... The first type is called atherothrombotic stroke is the most common stroke. ... However, most embolic strokes are due to blood clots that form in ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Health LivingAfterStroke/UnderstandingRiskyConditions/Atherosclerosis-and-Stroke_UCM_310426_Article.jsp roke_UCM_310426_Article.jsp

  • 19. How Cardiovascular & Stroke Risks Relate... How Cardiovascular & Stroke Risks Relate. Updated:Nov 17,2016. ... Heart Attack Risk Assessment Image. Join Together to End Stroke! ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Health LivingAfterStroke/UnderstandingRiskyConditions/How-Cardiovascular-Stroke-Risks-Relate_UCM_310369_Article.jsp oke-Risks-Relate_UCM_310369_Article.jsp

  • 20. Stroke Resources for Professionals... Stroke Resources for Professionals. ... AHA/ASA journals Stroke and Hypertension keep professionals up to date with the latest research. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Stroke-R sources-for-Professionals_UCM_308581_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 21. Stroke Spanish Resource Page 16... Let's Talk About Stroke and Rehabilitation); Hablemos sobre el ataque hemorrágico al cerebro (Let's Talk About Hemorrhagic Strokes); ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Stroke-S anish-Resource-Page-16_UCM_491255_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 22. Stroke In Children... About 10 percent of children with sickle cell disease suffer a stroke 1 . There is a high risk of repeat strokes, but this can be reduced by blood ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokeInCh ldren/Stroke-In-Children_UCM_308543_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 23. What is Pediatric Stroke? InfographicSkip to Content American Stroke Association Together To End Stroke. Local Info Careers Volunteer Donate. Search. ... What is Pediatric Stroke? ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokeInCh ldren/What-is-Pediatric-Stroke-Infographic_UCM_466477_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 24. American Stroke MonthSkip to Content American Stroke Association Together To End Stroke. Local Info Careers Volunteer Donate. Search. ... American Stroke Month. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/AmericanSt okeMonth/American-Stroke-Month_UCM_459942_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 25. Together to End Stroke Newsletter... Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 2 What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)? 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/General/Together-to-En -Stroke-Newsletter_UCM_444428_Article.jsp

  • 26. Together to End Stroke Sponsors and Supporters... Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 2 What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)? 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/General/Together-to-En -Stroke-Sponsor_UCM_446120_Article.jsp

  • 27. American Heart Association News... Heart and Stroke News. ... or Search Condition. The heart problem this stroke, bypass surgery survivor wasn't expecting. Oct 22, 2018. ...

    www.heart.org/en/news

  • 28. Effects of Stroke... Effects of Stroke. Physical Effects. ... Communication Challenges. Communication Challenges Stroke may affect communication in a number of ways. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/EffectsofS roke/Effects-of-Stroke_UCM_308534_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 29. AHA/ASA Acute Ischemic Stroke Initiative... Ischemic Stroke (AIS) Regarding Endovascular Treatment, the stroke treatment landscape changed the way large vessel/ severe strokes should be ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/AcuteIsc emicStrokeToolkit/AHAASA-Acute-Ischemic-Stroke-Initiative_UCM_485512_SubHomePage.jsp SubHomePage.jsp

  • 30. International Stroke Conference... International Stroke Conference 2019. ... At the conclusion of the International Stroke Conference, participants should be able to: ...

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  • 31. 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

  • 32. After stroke strikes, what comes next? | American Heart ...... After stroke strikes, what comes next? American Stroke Association highlights importance of rehabilitation after stroke this World Stroke Day. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/after-stroke-strikes-what-comes-next

  • 33. Mediterranean-style diet may lower women's stroke risk ...... Mediterranean-style diet may lower women's stroke risk. Stroke Journal Report. September ... Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Knowledge ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/mediterranean-style-diet-may-lower womens-stroke-risk

  • 34. Symptoms of Heart Disease in Women - Go Red For Women... Symptoms of a Heart Attack and Stroke. If you had heart disease, would you recognize the symptoms? You might be thinking ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/fight-heart-disease-women-go-red-wom n-official-site/about-heart-disease-in-women/symptoms-of-heart-disease/ e/

  • 35. For Stroke Family Caregivers... Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). For Stroke Family Caregivers. Support Network Banner Image. ... Subscribe to Stroke Connection. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForFam lyCaregivers/For-Stroke-Family-Caregivers_UCM_308560_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 36. Post-Stroke Rehabilitation... Post-Stroke Rehabilitation. Updated:Nov 22,2016. Rehabilitation is probably one of the most important phases of recovery for many stroke survivors. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Regain ngIndependence/PhysicalChallenges/Post-Stroke-Rehabilitation_UCM_310447_Article.jsp 47_Article.jsp

  • 37. Atherosclerosis & Stroke — Go Red For Women... Atherothrombotic stroke is the most common stroke. ... However, most embolic strokes are due to blood clots that form during atrial fibrillation and ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/facts_about_hear _disease_in_women-sub-category/atherosclerosis-stroke/

  • 38. Symptoms of a Stroke in Women - Go Red for Women... she was diagnosed with a hemorrhagic stroke, followed by a second stroke three days later ... The strokes were a wake-up call to take her health more ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/symptoms-of-a-stroke/

  • 39. 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/

  • 40. Recovery Resource Page for Patients... Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 2 What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)? 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Recove y-Resource-Page-for-Patients_UCM_496025_Article.jsp

  • 41. American Heart Association News brings you the latest ...... SHOP. CPR. Find Your Local Office. Home; News; Stroke. Stroke News. ... The heart problem this stroke, bypass surgery survivor wasn't expecting. ...

    www.heart.org/en/news/tag-stroke

  • 42. American Heart Association News brings you the latest ...... attacks and strokes in space. Jul 30, 2018. Researchers may have developed a more reliable way to predict the risk of heart attack and stroke in ...

    www.heart.org/en/news/category-stroke

  • 43. 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

  • 44. How High Blood Pressure Can Lead to Stroke | American ...... clot. Often called a “mini stroke,” these warning strokes should be taken very seriously. See what happens during a TIA. ...

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  • 45. AHA/ASA Cryptogenic Stroke Initiative... STEPS TO HELP AVOID ANOTHER STROKE, Clot-related strokes are largely preventable, even if you've already had one. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Cryptoge icStrokeInitiative/Medtronic-Cryptogenic-Stroke-Initiative_UCM_473504_SubHomePage.jsp _SubHomePage.jsp

  • 46. Stroke Among Hispanics... For instance, they have strokes at younger ages. The Northern Manhattan Stroke Study, a large, urban stroke investigation, found that the average ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Understand ngRisk/Stroke-Among-Hispanics_UCM_310393_Article.jsp

  • 47. 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

  • 48. Stroke Council... Stroke Council. ... Karen L. Furie, MD, MPH, FAHA Chair, Stroke Council. International Stroke Conference 2019. Nursing Symposium: Feb. ...

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  • 49. 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/

  • 50. Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke | American Heart ...... Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke. Is heart disease or stroke in your family? If so, your risk may be higher. Did your father have a stroke? ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/consumer-healthcare/what-is cardiovascular-disease/family-history-and-heart-disease-stroke



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

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

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