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One-Year Risk of Stroke after Transient Ischemic Attack or Minor Stroke

BACKGROUND

Previous studies conducted between 1997 and 2003 estimated that the risk of stroke or an acute coronary syndrome was 12 to 20% during the first 3 months after a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or minor stroke. 300 more words

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Straight, No Chaser Vlog: Stroke – How to Save a Life

It’s stroke awareness month. We understand that being confronted with a family member in the midst of a stroke can be terrifying. Somehow, you have to muster the courage to act and get your loved one the help needed. 132 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Stroke Awareness Month

This content of this post is so simple yet important that it really warrants taking up space in a few of your brain’s cells. Most of us know someone who has suffered from a stroke. 496 more words

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Apparently, I had a stroke

I say “[a]pparently,” because I’m still gobsmacked.

How could I – a healthy, very fit, young woman – have had a stroke?

But there it is. 1,210 more words

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What is a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or ministroke?

What Is a TIA?

A transient ischemic attack (TIA) results from a sudden, temporary lack of blood flow to your brain. This can cause symptoms similar to a stroke, such as weakness, difficulty speaking, and numbness. 1,034 more words

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Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) Antidepressants do not Increase the Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

There is some controversy on whether antidepressants increase or reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems (myocardial infarction, stroke or transient ischemic attack, arrhythmia). To address this issue, … 120 more words

Mental Illness

Straight, No Chaser: Stroke Recognition

This content of this post is so simple yet important that it really warrants taking up space in a few of your brain’s cells. Most of us know someone who has suffered from a stroke. 480 more words

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