Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is stroke?
  2. Who gets stroke?
  3. What are the different kinds of stroke?
  4. What disabilities can result from stroke?
  5. What are the warning signs of stroke?
  6. Why is it important to act fast if someone is having a stroke?
  7. What is a transient ischemic attack, or TIA?
  8. What are the risk factors for stroke?
  9. What is artherosclerosis?
  10. Is stroke preventable?
  11. How is stroke diagnosed?
  12. What is the NIH Stroke Scale?
  13. What is a CT scan?
  14. What is an MRI?
  15. What are the treatments for stroke?
  16. What medications are used to treat stroke?
  17. Which surgeries and vascular interventions are used to treat stroke?
  18. What kinds of therapies are available to help rehabilitate patients after stroke?
  19. What research is being done on stroke?
  20. What is brain plasticity?
  21. Where can I find more information on stroke?

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