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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. 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

  • 5. 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/

  • 6. 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

  • 7. 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

  • 8. 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/

  • 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. 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

  • 11. 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/

  • 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. 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

  • 15. 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/

  • 16. 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/

  • 17. 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/

  • 18. 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

  • 19. 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

  • 20. 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

  • 21. 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/

  • 22. 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/

  • 23. 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

  • 24. 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

  • 25. 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

  • 26. 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

  • 27. 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/

  • 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. 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/

  • 30. 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



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