Learn About Stroke

Learn About Stroke

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Learn to Recognize a Stroke

What is Stroke?
Stroke is the nation's third leading cause of death. There are different types of strokes, but regardless of type, surviving a stroke can have a devastating impact, not only on the survivor, but on everyone who cares about them. more

What Are the Effects of Stroke?
The brain is an extremely complex organ that controls various body functions. If a stroke occurs and blood flow can't reach the region that controls a particular body function, that part of the body won't work as it should. more

Reducing Risk
Knowing your risk and controlling what you can is the best defense against having a stroke. more

Receiving Quality Care
Accreditation and recognition programs that help identify hospitals, rehabilitation facilities and healthcare professionals providing quality care for stroke patients. more