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Explaining Stroke brochure

About Stroke

  • Explaining Stroke - An easy-to-understand guide to stroke, including causes, types of stroke and how to reduce risk for stroke.
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  • Explaining Stroke (Español) - The Spanish version of the Explaining Stroke brochure.
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Stroke Risk

  • African-Americans and Stroke - Important information about why African-Americans are at a higher risk for stroke and what they can do  about it.
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  • Diabetes and Stroke - An easy-to-understand guide to understanding your risk for stroke if you have diabetes.
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  • High Blood Pressure and Stroke - This brochure discusses how managing high blood pressure can reduce stroke risk. 
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  • Intracranial Atherosclerosis - What do you do when you experience hardening of the arteries in your brain? This brochure will fill you in.
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  • A Hole in the Heart: The Link between PFO & Stroke - Read about how Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO), or a hole in the heart, can affect stroke risk.
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  • Reducing Risk and Recognizing Symptoms (Español) - Asta 80% de derrame cerebral pueden preventar; aqui esta todo que necitas savar.
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  • Steps Against Recurrent Stroke (STARS) - Take Steps Against Recurrent Stroke (STARS) by making the necessary changes in your life. For stroke survivors, this STARS brochure is a great place to start.
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  • Steps Against Recurrent Stroke (STARS) – (Español) - The Spanish version of the Steps Against Recurrent Stroke (STARS) brochure.
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  • Stroke and Cholesterol - Learn how managing cholesterol levels can decrease risk of stroke.
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  • Stroke Prevention - Up to 80 percent of strokes are preventable by working to manage personal risk. Learn about how to reduce risk and how to recognize and respond to stroke symptoms.
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  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - Don’t ignore a TIA or mini-stroke just because the symptoms go away within 24 hours. Here’s why.
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  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) – (Español) - The Spanish version of our Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) brochure.
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Stroke Rehabilitation & Recovery

  • Caregivers and Stroke - Learn to be a more effective caregiver with keys to recovery and prevention, coping tips and resources.
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  • Explaining Unpredictable Emotional Episodes - Get all the details about controlling emotions after stroke.
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  • Hemiparesis - What stroke survivors need to know about treating one-sided muscle weakness after stroke.
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  • Medication Adherence and Compliance - Get the most out of your medications with information about filling and refilling prescriptions, talking with doctors and pharmacies, overcoming cost barriers, and tracking and organizing single or multiple medications.
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  • Mobility After Stroke - Learn about treatments for paralysis and spasticity after stroke.
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  • Stroke Related Sleep Disorders - Find out how sleep problems may increase risk of stroke.
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  • Stroke and Social Security Disability Insurance - Learn whether you are eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), plus discover SSDI benefits, how to apply, tips for financial planning and more in this indispensible guide.
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  • Stroke and Vision Loss - Learn about how stroke may affect vision and what to do about it.
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  • Understanding Medicare and How It Works - Get the facts about your Medicare insurance options.
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