WebMD discusses thrombolysis for breaking up blood clots, including types of treatment and their effects.
Frequently Asked Questions About Stroke
WebMD answers basic questions about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and outlook for strokes and transient ischemic attacks (TIAs).
Understanding Stroke -- the Basics
Get the basics on stroke symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention from the experts at WebMD.
Understanding Stroke -- Prevention
Learn how to prevent strokes from the experts at WebMD.
Understanding Stroke -- Diagnosis and Treatment
Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of strokes from the experts at WebMD.
Understanding Stroke -- Symptoms
Understand the symptoms of stroke from the experts at WebMD.
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.
WebMD provides links to stroke resources.
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.
WebMD details what vascular dementia is and its causes, symptoms, and treatments.