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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. Stroke Connection Magazine | American Heart Association ...... Adult stroke patients who are employed prior to and after suffering strokes are more likely than unemployed adults to have healthier minds two ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/

  • 3. Stroke and Neuroscience... to aspirin for patients recovering from lowest severity strokes, defined as those not resulting in clearly disabling deficits. Stroke & Neuroscience ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/Communities/StrokeandN uroscience/UCM_475310_Stroke-and-Neuroscience.jsp

  • 4. 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/

  • 5. About Stroke... About Stroke. SRC Prevention Banner. What is Stroke? ... Learn more about how stroke affects the brain. TIA and Stroke: Medical Emergencies. ...

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

  • 6. Recovery Healthcare Professional Resource Page... 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/AboutStroke/Recovery-H althcare-Professional-Resource-Page_UCM_496009_Article.jsp

  • 7. 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

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

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/TypesofStr ke/HemorrhagicBleeds/Hemorrhagic-Strokes-Bleeds_UCM_310940_Article.jsp p

  • 9. Stroke Notes... Adult stroke patients who are employed prior to and after suffering strokes are more likely than unemployed adults to have healthier minds two ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Stroke-Notes/

  • 10. When Stroke Affects the Thalamus - Stroke Connection ...... Very large strokes in the thalamus can cause many problems. ... "Fortunately, the brain's wiring has a degree of plasticity, and if the stroke is only in ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/When-St oke-Affects-the-Thalamus/

  • 11. 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

  • 12. What to Expect in Stroke Rehab - Stroke Connection ...... What to Expect in Stroke Rehab. By Jon Caswell. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/What-to-E pect-in-Stroke-Rehab/

  • 13. When Stroke Affects the Temporal Lobe - Stroke Connection ...... If only one is injured by a stroke, the circuits may get scrambled a little ... Anderson identified the most common deficits from TL strokes as visual field ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/When-St oke-Affects-the-Temporal-Lobe/

  • 14. Something's Different: Personality Changes After Stroke ...... change that sometimes happens in survivors of right hemisphere strokes — a profound lack of awareness of problems that the stroke caused. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Somethi gs-Different-Personality-Changes-After-Stroke/

  • 15. Understanding Common Post-Stroke Medications - Stroke ...... therapies recommended following an ischemic stroke. “Blood Thinners” aka Antiplatelets & Anticoagulants. Roughly 87 percent of strokes are due to ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Understan ing-Common-Post-Stroke-Medications/

  • 16. When Survivors Are Hurting: Understanding Post-Stroke Pain ...... It affects 8 percent to 10 percent of survivors. No particular type of stroke causes CPS, rather strokes in particular areas of the brain do. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/When-Su vivors-Are-Hurting-Understanding-Post-Stroke-Pain/

  • 17. Heart and Stroke Association Statistics... Heart and Stroke Association Statistics. Each year ... population. Heart & Stroke Statistics FAQs. What is Prevalence? Prevalence ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/General/Heart-and-Stroke-Associatio -Statistics_UCM_319064_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 18. 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

  • 19. 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

  • 20. 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

  • 21. Understanding How Post-Stroke Depression Affects Your ...... Understanding How Post-Stroke Depression Affects Your Loved One. By Jon Caswell. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/Underst nding-How-Post-Stroke-Depression-Affects-Your-Loved-One/

  • 22. What Happens Next? - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... What Happens Next? Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. By Jon Caswell. ... Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Depression. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/What-Ha pens-Next-Making-the-Best-Decisions-at-Discharge-After-Stroke/

  • 23. 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

  • 24. 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

  • 25. International Stroke Conference... International Stroke Conference 2019. ... "(ISC has) the kind of science that I think transcends the entire breadth of stroke... ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/EducationMeetings/Meet ngsLiveCME/InternationalStrokeConference/UCM_316901_International-Stroke-Conference.jsp oke-Conference.jsp

  • 26. Other Cardiovascular and Stroke Related Conferences... UCM_426262,docStatus=RELEASED,dOutDate=null,docSSFileName= UCM_426262_Other-Cardiovascular-and-Stroke-Related-Conferences.jsp ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/EducationMeetings/Meet ngsLiveCME/UCM_426262_Other-Cardiovascular-and-Stroke-Related-Conferences.jsp nces.jsp

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

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

  • 28. Uncommon Causes of Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... COMMON CAUSES OF STROKE. ISCHEMIC STROKE accounts for about 80 percent of all strokes. The most common causes ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2014/Uncommo -Causes-of-Stroke/

  • 29. 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

  • 30. Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms. Updated:May 11,2017. ... Find Stroke Care Near You. Find your nearest stroke certified hospital. ...

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

  • 31. 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/

  • 32. 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

  • 33. National Coalition for Heart and Stroke Research... National Coalition for Heart and Stroke Research. ... To increase public awareness about the importance of heart and stroke research. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/IssuesandCampaigns/Researc /National-Coalition-for-Heart-and-Stroke-Research_UCM_428347_Article.jsp jsp

  • 34. Sex and Intimacy after Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Sex and Intimacy after Stroke. By Jon Caswell. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Mar-Apr-2009/Sex-an -Intimacy-after-Stroke/

  • 35. 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

  • 36. 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

  • 37. Life After Stroke... Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Life After Stroke. More than seven million Americans are stroke survivors. While ... way. Recent stroke? ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Life-A ter-Stroke_UCM_308546_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 38. 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

  • 39. Download the Stroke Connection App for FREE... Download the Stroke Connection App for FREE. Download the Stroke Connection App for FREE. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

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  • 40. 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

  • 41. Physical Activity... Saving Strokes, a golf therapy program developed and run by the Western States Affiliate of the American Heart Association/American Stroke ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Health LivingAfterStroke/PhysicalActivity/Physical-Activity_UCM_310896_Article.jsp le.jsp

  • 42. Stroke Resources for Professionals... Stroke Resources for Professionals. ... Cryptogenic Stroke Professional and Patient Resources. ... get with the guidelines stroke ...

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

  • 43. Acute Ischemic Stroke- Healthcare Professional Resource ...... 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/Professionals/Acute-Is hemic-Stroke--Healthcare-Professional-Resource-Page_UCM_485553_Article.jsp e.jsp

  • 44. 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

  • 45. 911 Warnings Signs of a Heart Attack... strokes in progress, reducing disability and saving lives. But to be effective, these drugs must be given relatively quickly after heart attack or stroke ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/911-Warnings-Signs-of-a- eart-Attack_UCM_305346_SubHomePage.jsp

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

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Sci ntificCouncils/UCM_322858_Stroke-Council.jsp

  • 47. Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN)... Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN). ... International Stroke Conference 2019. Nursing Symposium: Feb. ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Sci ntificCouncils/UCM_320474_Council-on-Cardiovascular-and-Stroke-Nursing-CVSN.jsp g-CVSN.jsp

  • 48. American Stroke Month... American Stroke Association Together To End Stroke. Local Info Languages Careers Volunteer Donate. Search. ... American Stroke Month. ...

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

  • 49. 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

  • 50. What is Pediatric Stroke? Infographic... American Stroke Association Together To End Stroke. Local Info Languages Careers Volunteer Donate. Search. ... What is Pediatric Stroke? ...

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

  • 51. 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

  • 52. 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

  • 53. 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

  • 54. 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

  • 55. How High Blood Pressure Can Lead to Stroke... Often called a “mini stroke,” these warning strokes should be taken very seriously. Don't let high blood pressure lead to stroke. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HighBloodPressure/LearnH wHBPHarmsYourHealth/How-High-Blood-Pressure-Can-Lead-to-Stroke_UCM_301824_Article.jsp 1824_Article.jsp

  • 56. 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/

  • 57. Kids | Stroke Connection Magazine... 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/Kids/

  • 58. Caregiver Guide... 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/ForFam lyCaregivers/CaregivingResources/Caregiver-Guide_UCM_457471_Article.jsp sp

  • 59. For Stroke Family Caregivers... For Stroke Family Caregivers. Support Network Banner Image. Caregivers Deserve Our Appreciation. ... Subscribe to Stroke Connection. ...

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

  • 60. 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

  • 61. About Target: Stroke... About Target: Stroke. Updated:Aug 11,2017. Target: Stroke - When Seconds Count. Target: Stroke, launched by the ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/TargetSt oke/About-Target-Stroke_UCM_432409_Article.jsp

  • 62. Target: Stroke Publications and Media... Target: Stroke Publications and Media. Updated:Jul 12,2017. Effect of the Use of Ambulance-Based Thrombolysis on Time ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/TargetSt oke/Target-Stroke-Publications-and-Media_UCM_470388_Article.jsp

  • 63. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Depression - Stroke ...... A stroke is a brain attack, they told me. I lost almost 2 million brain cells for every minute I stroked. And I certainly felt fuzzy. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/Helping Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Depression/

  • 64. Tedy's Team Turns 10: A Stroke on the Ice - Stroke ...... Dansereau, a friend of Tedy's and survivor of two strokes, gave her ... heart while working on cognitive and emotional issues resulting from her stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/Tedys-T am-Turns-10-A-Stroke-on-the-Ice/

  • 65. Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke... Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke. Updated:Mar 16,2018. Is heart disease or stroke in your family? If so, your risk may be higher. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /Family-History-and-Heart-Disease-Stroke_UCM_442849_Article.jsp

  • 66. STROKE | Trending Topics May 2018... RELEASED,dOutDate=null,docSSFileName=UCM_501700_STROKE-Trending- Topics-May-2018.jsp,docTitle=STROKE | Trending Topics May ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_501700 STROKE-Trending-Topics-May-2018.jsp

  • 67. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics - 2017 Update... Archive. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics - 2017 Update. The 2017 Update of Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics includes: ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_491264 Heart-Disease-and-Stroke-Statistics---2017-Update.jsp

  • 68. Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke... Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke. ... Banner 4 - Banner with medtronic logo Download Our New Acute Ischemic Stroke Toolkit Now. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/GetWithTheGuidelines/G t-With-The-Guidelines-Stroke_UCM_306098_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 69. Working before and after stroke is good for brain health ...... Adult stroke patients who are employed prior to and after suffering strokes are more likely than unemployed adults to have healthier minds two ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/Working before-and-after-stroke-is-good-for-brain-health/

  • 70. Together to End Stroke... About 80 percent of strokes are preventable. ... Learn how to spot a stroke and get help FAST Watch this FAST Parody Music Video to learn the signs. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Togetherto ndStroke/Together-to-End-Stroke_UCM_448718_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 71. 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/

  • 72. Stroke deaths on the rise for Americans - Stroke Connection ...... About 800,000 Americans have a stroke each year, but 80 percent of strokes are preventable through lifestyle changes, according to the CDC. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/Stroke- eaths-on-the-Rise-for-Americans/

  • 73. 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

  • 74. How Having a Stroke Changed My Outlook on Life - Stroke ...... walk to help raise funds and awareness of the work of Different Strokes, a UK-based charity that supports the recovery of young stroke survivors. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/How-Hav ng-a-Stroke-Changed-My-Outlook-on-Life/

  • 75. You Bet It's Stressful - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... It also enrolled nine pediatric stroke patients between 7 and 18 years. The children had experienced their strokes in either 2013 or 2014. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2015/You-Bet Its-Stressful/

  • 76. Stroke in Adolescents - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... 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/Spring-2016/Stroke- n-Adolescents/

  • 77. Support Group Finder... Welcome to our national stroke support group registry. To find a group near you, simply enter your ZIP code and a mile radius. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/strokegroup/public/zip inder.jsp

  • 78. 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

  • 79. More stroke patients eligible for crucial treatments under new ...... strokes, recent surgery or spinal tap were not eligible, Powers said. The guidelines also recommend video consultation to hospitals without stroke ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/More-st oke-patients-eligible-for-crucial-treatments-under-new-guidelines/

  • 80. Horses, Music May Boost Stroke Recovery - Stroke ...... improvements are still possible, even years after a stroke, using motivating ... 123 Swedish men and women who had suffered strokes 10 months to ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Horses-Mu ic-May-Boost-Stroke-Recovery/

  • 81. Regular Exercise May Lessen Stroke Severity - Stroke ...... The sedentary mice, who were 80 human years when they had a stroke, experienced large, severe strokes and lost a lot of brain tissue or collaterals ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Regular-E ercise-May-Lessen-Stroke-Severity/

  • 82. Heart-and-Stroke-Encyclopedia... Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Knowledge starts here. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Encyclopedia/Heart-and-Stroke-Encyc opedia_UCM_445084_ContentIndex.jsp?levelSelected=1

  • 83. 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

  • 84. Stopping daily aspirin increases heart attack, stroke risk ...... is part of the daily routine to prevent a heart attack or stroke. But for those who don't stick to that routine, the rate of heart attacks, strokes or deaths ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/Stoppin -daily-aspirin-increases-heart-attack-stroke-risk/

  • 85. 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/

  • 86. 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

  • 87. 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

  • 88. MIND diet slows cognitive decline in stroke survivors - Stroke ...... MIND diet slows cognitive decline in stroke survivors. By American Heart Association Newsroom. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/MIND-di t-slows-cognitive-decline-in-stroke-survivors/

  • 89. 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

  • 90. Sex After Stroke... Sex After Stroke. Updated:Nov 9,2016. ... Like many stroke survivors, you may have questions: Will I have another stroke during sex? ...

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Our Mission

Community

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

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

We’re improving the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by:

  • Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places
  • Improving emergency care for heart attack victims through our Mission: Lifeline community-based initiative
  • Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines using our Get With The Guidelines® program
  • Strengthening stroke systems of care, teaching the public to respond to warning signs, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers

We’re reaching at-risk populations through cause initiatives and online tools:

Nationwide, we invest over $132 million a year ($3.2 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.

American Heart Association
2016-2017 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.7%
  • Public Health Education 35%
  • Professional Education and Training 18%
  • Community Services 8.3%
  • Management and General 6.6%
  • Fund Raising 11.4%