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Related Web Site: American Stroke Association

American Stroke Association: This division of the American Heart Association offers support, information, and more.

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Surviving Stroke: A Personal Story

It all started with a headache -- pounding pain behind the left eye -- that wouldn't go away. A healthy 37-year-old at the time, Jill Bolte Taylor tried to shake the pain with a cardioworkout. But that didn't work. Feeling rocky, Taylor headed for her shower. She noticed herself losing coordination and struggling with balance -- she had to lean against her shower wall. The shower's roar startled her, and her sense of where her body began and ended was fading. "My perception of myself was that...

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Related Web Site: Centers for Disease Control

Centers for Disease Control: The CDC offers facts and statistics on stroke.

Related Web Site: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a division of the National Institutes of Health, offers information about research on stroke.

Related Web Site: National Stroke Association

National Stroke Association:

The National Stroke Association devotes all its resources to stroke. Supported by major pharmaceutical and medical device makers, it offers information and support to patients, caregivers, and medical professionals.

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Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum, MD on January 27, 2015
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