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Stroke Information

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What is a stroke?

Learn what a stroke is and the different types of stroke.

F.A.S.T.E.R. - Signs of a Stroke

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Beaumont Health System developed F.A.S.T.E.R. as a way of remembering critical information to help recognize signs of a stroke.

Different, But the Same by John M. Epsy

The author recognizes that his wife changed after her stroke, but her character persists, and that's what matters.

Warning Signs of Stroke Could Appear as Early as 1 Month Prior

A stroke can have life-threatening consequences just like a heart attack. However, there are some early signs of a stroke that start showing up as early as a month before it actually happens. This Epoch Times article has seven such symptoms—knowing them might save someone’s life.

Stroke: Why Waiting for an Ambulance Is Better Than Driving to the Hospital

It might sound logical to get a ride to the hospital from a neighbor or family member instead of waiting for an ambulance to arrive and take the same journey. Don't do it; wait for an ambulance!

10 Tips for Your Best Stroke Recovery

Tips from Ira Rashbaum, MD, chief of stroke rehabilitation at NYU Langone Medical Center’s Rusk Rehabilitation.