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Related Web Site: American Stroke Association

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

American Stroke Association

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How Atherosclerosis Causes Half of All Strokes

Having a stroke is one of the most frightening prospects of aging. Strokes can come on suddenly, stealing the use of an arm or the ability to speak. A stroke can be fatal or leave us permanently disabled. About half of all strokes are caused by atherosclerosis -- the same process of narrowing and hardening of the arteries that causes heart attacks. Atherosclerosis progresses silently, without symptoms, putting our brains and our independence at risk. Reducing the risk factors for atherosclerosis...

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Related Web Site: 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.

National Stroke Association

 

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Reviewed by Jon Glass on March 10, 2010
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