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Myth: Stroke is unpreventable
Reality: Stroke is largely preventable

Myth: Stroke cannot be treated
Reality: Stroke requires emergency treatment

Myth: Stroke only strikes the elderly
Reality: Stroke can happen to anyone

Myth: Stroke happens to the heart
Reality: Stroke is a "Brain Attack"

Myth: Stroke recovery only happens for a few months following a stroke
Reality: Stroke recovery continues throughout life

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