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Stroke in men and women: Are there differences?

Diseases for both men and women are mostly similar, however they can show with different symptoms or occur due to different risk factors. This also goes to stroke. Stroke is one of those conditions…

Can stress cause a stroke?

It is well known that too much stress is bad for our health. It can cause headache, digestive issues, anxiety, problems with sleep, etc. But can stress cause a stroke? In this article read about…

Life after stroke: Psychological tips

Recovery from stroke entails physical therapy and rehabilitation. However psychological stance towards your recovery and health is also extremely important to achieve better recovery results. To…

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stroke rehabilitation

What are the options for stroke rehabilitation?

Medical stroke rehabilitation is considered to be the process of regaining lost abilities and motions or relearning them anew. A stroke survivor may experience paralysis or problems controlling…

stroke support

What stroke support is available for stroke survivors with disability?

A stroke survivor often times experiences consequences that require rehabilitation, intensive after-care and a demanding regimen in order to recover (Read more in the article "What are the options…

stroke treatment

How is acute stroke treated?

As discussed in the article "What is a Stroke?", there are two types of stroke - the first caused by occlusion of blood vessel by trombus and therefore disrupted blood flow (aka, ischemic stroke or…

stroke causes

What causes a stroke?

A stroke occurs when blood flow to a part of your brain is cut off. Without the oxygen in blood, brain cells start to die rapidly. It turns out there are particular conditions that predispose you to…

Stroke symptoms

What are the symptoms of a stroke and when to seek medical help?

It is important that once a person experiences stroke, they receive medical attention on an emergency basis. There are a number of ways to detect whether you or someone you know may be experiencing a…

What is a stroke?

At first, the name “stroke” may seem familiar, but a person really begins to understand its meaning and seriousness only after it happens to them or their loved one. A stroke is a rapid death of…

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