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Just Experienced Stroke

Every 40 seconds someone has a stroke. If you just experienced a stroke, you are most likely scared and confused. Some of the questions you have may include: “Why did I have a stroke?”; “What kind of treatment is available for stroke?”; and “What kind of rehabilitation do I need?”. 

Your experiences will vary depending on where in your brain the stroke occurred and the type of stroke. Learn more about how to prevent another stroke, types of treatment and rehabilitation, and recovery techniques for your specific post-stroke challenges.

There are many factors that contribute to having a stroke or being at risk of having one. Learn more on the types of risk factors for stroke and actions needed to prevent secondary strokes.

Immediate treatment can help minimize effects of stroke and improve recovery outcomes. Learn more about the importance of getting immediate medical attention and the different types of treatments for certain strokes.

Early recovery and rehabilitation can improve functions and sometimes remarkable recoveries for someone who suffered a stroke. Get more information on recovery and rehabilitation therapy after stroke.

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