Category: Stroke

An Important Acronym for Strokes

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Would you be able to determine if you or a loved one is suffering from a stroke? It is very important that you know the signs and symptoms. The sooner a stroke patient is treated the better chance there is of avoiding long term damage. Acronym for Strokes: F.A.S.T. The “stroke acronym” F.A.S.T. can help [...]

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Signs of Mini Stroke

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A mini stroke is a temporary interruption (1 – 2 hours) of blood flow to the brain, also known as a transient ischemic attack (TIA). The major difference between a mini stroke and a regular stoke is the amount of time blood flow to the brain is interrupted, since with a regular stroke the interruption [...]

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What Causes a Stroke?

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Stroke is the third largest cause of death in the United States, trailing only heart disease and cancer. The more you know about what causes a stroke the better chance you have of avoiding this health scare later in life. Lifestyle Choices That Can Lead To A Stroke Many people are unaware that basic lifestyle [...]

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Stroke Symptoms Of Men And Women

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Believe it or not, some women experience stroke symptoms without knowing what is going on. The reason for this is simple: the symptoms for women and men can greatly differ. Regardless of your gender it is important to know the signs of a stroke. The Different Stroke Symptoms Experienced By Men And Women Julia Warner [...]

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Signs Of A Stroke

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It is important for people of all ages to realize that strokes are very serious. Along with this, a stroke can cause permanent damage. As you age, it is vital that you learn as much as you can about strokes including warning signs and tips for prevention. Five Warning Signs Of A Stroke The American [...]

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