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  1. Stroke (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is a stroke? A stroke happens when there is a loss of blood flow to part of the brain. Your brain cells cannot get the oxygen ... that you or someone else is having a stroke, call 911 right away. Immediate treatment may save ...
  2. Ischemic Stroke (National Library of Medicine)  
    A stroke is a medical emergency. There are two types - ischemic and hemorrhagic. Ischemic stroke is the more common type. It is usually ... are at risk for having a more serious stroke. Symptoms of stroke are: Sudden numbness or weakness ...
  3. Stroke Rehabilitation (National Library of Medicine)  
    A stroke can cause lasting brain damage. People who survive a stroke need to relearn skills they lost because of ... them relearn those skills. The effects of a stroke depend on which area of the brain was ...
  4. Hemorrhagic Stroke (National Library of Medicine)  
    A stroke is a medical emergency. There are two types - ischemic and hemorrhagic. Hemorrhagic stroke is the less common type. It happens when ... an artery wall that breaks open. Symptoms of stroke are: Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, ...
  5. Transient Ischemic Attack (National Library of Medicine)  
    A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a stroke that lasts only a few minutes. It happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is briefly blocked. Symptoms of a ...
  6. Heat Illness (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... raise your risk. Heat-related illnesses include: Heat stroke - a life-threatening illness in which body temperature ... is not treated, it can turn into heat stroke. Heat cramps - muscle pains or spasms that happen ...
  7. Carotid Artery Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... the blood flow to your brain, causing a stroke. Too much plaque in the artery can cause ... is a transient ischemic attack (TIA), a "mini-stroke." A TIA is like a stroke, but it ...
  8. Hormone Replacement Therapy (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... had certain kinds of cancers Have had a stroke or heart attack Have had blood clots Have ... their chances of getting blood clots, heart attacks, strokes, breast cancer, and gallbladder disease. Certain types of ...
  9. Heart Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is heart disease? Heart disease is a general term that includes many types of heart problems. It's also called cardiovascular disease, which means ...
  10. Aphasia (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... involved with language. The damage may be from: Stroke, which is the most common cause of aphasia ... or older. Most aphasia happens suddenly from a stroke or brain injury. Aphasia from a brain tumor ...
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