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A comprehensive guide to Strokes, written by a medical professional for non-medical readers. Answers questions such as What is a stroke?, Who is at risk for a stroke?, Can strokes be prevented? Also provides information and resources for stroke patients and their caregivers.
Submitted by Suzanne Maxwell Ryan, RN, BSN
Tags strokes · mini-strokes · transient ischemic attack · cerebral hemorrhage · prevention · treatment · statistics · symptoms · aphasia
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The latest medical news and information for patients or friends/parents of patients diagnosed with strokes.
Tags stroke
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Information about stroke for survivors and families, including a health professional area.
Submitted by Joce Swagerman
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More than one million Americans have acquired aphasia – a greater number of people than have cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, or muscular dystrophy. Aphasia, which impairs the ability to speak, understand speech, read and/or write, affects about 25 to 40% of stroke survivors. Because of the disconnect between their ability to think and their inability to communicate, people with aphasia often become extremely frustrated, depressed, and isolated.

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Submitted by Joan Peters
Tags aphasia · stroke · communication disorder
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Black women face a four-times higher risk of dying before age 60 of either heart disease or stroke than white women, according to one of the largest studies of its kind presented today at the American Heart Association's 71st scientific sessions.
Tags stroke
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The most important new development for stroke treatment is the advent of thrombolytic drugs (so-called "clot-busters," already used for heart disease).
Tags drugs
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This web site has been developed to provide accurate information about atrial fibrillation (AF) and the Maze procedure, an open-heart surgical procedure that cures AF.
Tags atrial fibrillation
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An increase in blood pressure is the major risk factor for the development of stroke. The blood pressure of older patients with hypertension (high blood pressure) can be lowered by a moderate reduction in salt intake.
Tags prevent stroke
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How and why a stroke happens.
Tags stroke
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Includes everything from Medical
Supplies, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Stem Cell Research, Support Groups and even an "Of Interest" category.
Tags stroke · avm · san francisco peninsula resources · medical supplies · speech therapy · occupational therapy
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This Group is a meeting place, support group, and research & reference center for anyone touched by stroke, including survivors of both Ischemic Stroke and Hemorrhagic Stroke, caregivers, family members and friends. This is a group for and about people trying to recover from one of the deadliest maladies known to mankind. This group is NOT for dating or off-color / off-topic posts. Among the primary goals of this group is to provide survivors and caregivers with accurate research information... [More]
Submitted by Walter H. Steinlauf
Tags stroke · survivors · brain · hemorrhagic · ischemic · caregivers · stroke
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Medcessity is an out-patient physical, occupational therapy clinic serving the greater Long Beach area of Southern California.
Submitted by Manuel Bouffard
Tags physical therapy · occupational therapy · stroke · cva · hand · rehab · splint · afo · brace
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InteRACT is the only adult aphasia treatment program in North America that offers clients four weeks of intensive training with two important features:
1) clients must participate with a communication partner and
2) live in residence in the same building where the program is held. InteRACT participants have benefited from this unique approach every time.
Submitted by Dalhousie University
Tags aphasia
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Information about heart disease and stroke.
Tags heart disease
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Provides information and support to people with a stroke, their family, whanau and caregivers.
Submitted by Martin Robinson, Communications Manager
Tags stroke foundation · new zealand · fund raising · funding · family · whanau · caregivers · care givers · research
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