Overview & Facts
Start your stroke search here. These links start with basic facts and go on to short discussions of stroke causes and risk factors.
What Is Stroke?
A stroke is an emergency. Get the basic facts here.
Click here for a brief account of what goes on in your brain during a stroke.
What can cause strokes to happen? Find out here.
Are You at Risk?
Evaluate your personal health and your risks for 5 big health problems.
Are you at increased risk for stroke? Find out here.
Controlling risk factors and certain medical conditions can improve your chances of avoiding a stroke. Click here to get started.