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Medical Reference Related to Stroke

  1. How Atherosclerosis Causes Half of All Strokes

    About half of all strokes are caused by atherosclerosis, a hardening of the arteries caused by high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol, and other factors. WebMD tells you what causes atherosclerosis and how to prevent it.

  2. Stroke Organizations

    WebMD provides links to stroke resources.

  3. 10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Stroke

    If you've had a stroke, here are some key questions you may want to ask your doctor.

  4. Vascular Dementia

    WebMD details what vascular dementia is and its causes, symptoms, and treatments.

  5. Antiphospholipid Syndrome

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Antiphospholipid Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  6. Locked In Syndrome

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Locked In Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  7. MELAS Syndrome

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report MELAS Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  8. Gerstmann Syndrome

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Gerstmann Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  9. Stroke-Related Dementia

    Learn more about stroke and how it is related to dementia.

  10. Stroke Symptoms - Topic Overview

    If you have symptoms of a stroke,seek emergency medical care. Symptoms may include: Sudden numbness,tingling,weakness,or paralysis in your face,arm,or leg,especially on only one side of your body. Sudden vision changes. Sudden trouble speaking. Sudden confusion or trouble understanding simple statements. Sudden problems with walking or balance. A sudden,severe headache that is ...

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