Stroke Guide - Treatment Overview
The sooner stroke treatment starts, the better. Get the facts about the treatment of stroke.
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.
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - What Happens
Find out why a transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a warning sign of stroke risk.
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) - Prevention
You can help prevent a transient ischemic attack (TIA) by controlling your risk factors for 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.
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.
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - Surgery
information on carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting, surgical procedures to reduce the risk of stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA).
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - Cause
Blood clots that temporarily block blood flow to the brain are the most common cause of transient ischemic attacks (TIAs).
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) - Health Tools
An interactive tool about deciding whether to have carotid endarterectomy for stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA).