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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 most common type. It is usually ... are at risk for having a more serious stroke. Symptoms of stroke are Sudden numbness or weakness ...
  3. 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 ...
  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. 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 ...
  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. Heart Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    If you're like most people, you think that heart disease is a problem for others. But heart disease is the number one killer in the U.S. It is also a major ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. Aphasia (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... most common in adults who have had a stroke. Brain tumors, infections, injuries, and dementia can also ... possible. NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  10. Atrial Fibrillation (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... AF can lead to an increased risk of stroke. In many patients, it can also cause chest ...
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