Understanding Stroke -- Diagnosis and Treatment
Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of strokes from the experts at WebMD.
Understanding Stroke -- Prevention
Learn how to prevent strokes from the experts at WebMD.
Understanding Stroke -- Symptoms
Understand the symptoms of stroke from the experts at WebMD.
Understanding Stroke -- the Basics
Get the basics on stroke symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention from the experts at WebMD.
Frequently Asked Questions About Stroke
These questions and answers address key issues about strokes and transient ischemic attacks (TIAs).
WebMD discusses thrombolysis for blood clots including types of treatment and their effects.
Stroke Guide - Medications
It is very important to seek emergency medical attention for stroke symptoms. If you are having an ischemic stroke, which is caused by a blood clot, you may be able to receive tissue plasminogen activator (t - PA), a clot - dissolving medication. It is no
Stroke Guide - Exams and Tests
Time is critical when diagnosing a stroke. A quick diagnosis within the first 3 hours may enable your doctor to use medications that can lead to a better recovery. The first priority will be to determine whether you are having an ischemic or hemorrhagic s
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - What Increases Your Risk
The risk factors for a transient ischemic attack (TIA) are the same as those for a stroke.
Stroke Guide - When To Call a Doctor
Call 911 or other emergency services immediately if you or someone you know develops signs of stroke.