A stroke is a medical emergency that can leave long-term effects. Learn about the warning signs, symptoms, treatment, and therapy to restore function, minimize risk, and promote prevention.
Stroke: Causes and Risk Factors
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How Stroke Is Diagnosed
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What Does a Mini Stroke Mean?
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Differences Between a Stroke and a TIA
An illustration showing the cause of a TIA.
Transient Ischemic Attack: Overview and More
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Reasons for the United States Stroke Belt
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Internal Capsule Stroke: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis
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Damage to the Corona Radiata After Stroke
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The NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS)
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Understanding Magnetic Resonance Venography (MRV)
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The Differences Between a Stroke and a Seizure
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The Difference Between Silent and Mini-Stroke
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How Doctors Find the Cause of a Cryptogenic Stroke
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Living With Hemiplegia and Hemiparesis
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What to Know About Subdural Hemorrhages
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Cerebral Vascular Accidents or Strokes
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What is a Stroke Doctor?
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Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome
Frontal Lobe Damage: Symptoms, Cause, Diagnosis, Treatment
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Atrial Septal Aneurysm Overview
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Definition of Embolic Stroke
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Increased Intracranial Pressure Symptoms and Causes
The effects of a stroke in the brain.
Stroke-Induced Pain Is Called Dejerine-Roussy Syndrome
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The Neurological Disorder Abulia
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Anarthria and Dysarthria Overview
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Types and Categories of Stroke
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Middle Cerebral Artery Stroke Causes and Symptoms
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Brain Ventricles Location and Role
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Small Stroke in Blood Vessels of the Brain
Pet scans of the brain of a stroke patient
How a Stroke Causes Brain Damage
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Blood Vessels That Can Be Affected by a Stroke
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Role of an Advanced Practice Nurse
Stroke Patient
Large Vessel Stroke Overview
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What Is an Acute (or Sudden) Stroke?
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How a Hemorrhagic Stroke Differs From an Ischemic Stroke
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Hemiparesis: Muscle Weakness on One Side of the Body