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Fact Sheets

Ability to Go Places

© 2006

Driving involves many skills – skills that can be affected by stroke.

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Aphasia Apps

© 2014

Check out these great therapy tools and apps.

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Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) and Stroke

© 2013

Afib is an irregular heartbeat that can cause blood to collect and potentially form a clot.

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Be Smoke Free: Facts about Smoking and Stroke Risk

© 2009

Smoking puts you at risk for having a stroke, or brain attack.

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Bladder & Bowel Function

© 2006

Problems with bladder and bowel function are common but distressing for stroke survivors.

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Carotid Artery Disease and Stroke

© 2014

There are often no symptoms of carotid artery disease. A person may not know they have it until they suffer a TIA or stroke.

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Cholesterol and Stroke

© 2009

High cholesterol may increase your risk for heart disease, a stroke risk factor.

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Coping with Emotions

© 2006

Dealing with a flood of emotions can be hard for stroke survivors.

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Dealing with Pain

© 2006

Some survivors have to deal with pain caused by their strokes.

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Diabetes and Stroke

© 2014

People with diabetes are twice as likely to have a stroke as someone who does not have the disease.

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