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  1. Vascular Dementia

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

  2. Stroke Guide - Treatment Overview

    The sooner stroke treatment starts, the better. Get the facts about the treatment of stroke.

  3. Stroke Rehabilitation - What to Expect After a Stroke

    Initial disabilitiesYour disabilities and your ability to get better after a stroke depend on: Which side of the brain was affected (whether it is your dominant side).Which part of the brain was damaged by the stroke.How much of the brain was damaged.Your general health before the stroke.Disabilities after a stroke may include problems with muscles and movement. These include:Weakness on one side

  4. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - Medications

    Learn about medications that are often prescribed for someone who has had a transient ischemic attack (TIA).

  5. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - Exams and Tests

    Read about exams and tests doctors use to diagnose transient ischemic attack (TIA).

  6. Stroke - Prevention

    For some people, stroke prevention may begin after a transient ischemic attack (TIA) - a warning sign that a stroke may soon occur. Prompt medical attention may help prevent a stroke.

  7. Stroke Guide - Home Treatment

    After a stroke, home treatment will be an important part of your rehabilitation.You may need to use assistive devices to help you eat, get dressed, and walk.

  8. Stroke - Symptoms

    If you have symptoms of a stroke, seek emergency medical care.

  9. Stroke Guide - What Happens

    When you have an ischemic stroke, the oxygen-rich blood supply to part of your brain is reduced. With a hemorrhagic stroke, there is bleeding in the brain. After about 4 minutes without blood and oxygen, brain cells become damaged and may die.

  10. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - Treatment Overview

    Information on the treatment of transient ischemic attack (TIA).

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