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  1. Stroke Discusses ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, and TIA (transient ischemic attack). Describes stroke symptoms and importance of acting fast if symptoms develop. Covers stroke treatment and prevention.
  2. Hemorrhagic Stroke
  3. Stroke Symptoms
  4. Stroke Symptoms Learn the symptoms of stroke and why it's important to call emergency services right away.
  5. What Is a Stroke? Learn what a stroke is and what problems it can cause.
  6. Stroke Rehabilitation
  7. Stroke: What Is Stroke Rehab? Learn how stroke rehab works and how it can help you get stronger and feel better.
  8. Smoking and Stroke Risk
  9. Stroke: Common Disabilities
  10. Exercising to Prevent a Stroke
  11. Stroke: Dealing With Depression
  12. Stroke: Getting Dressed
  13. Stroke: Hesitant or Impulsive?
  14. Stroke: Behavior Changes
  15. Stroke: Changes in Emotions
  16. Stroke: Perception Changes
  17. Stroke: Memory Tips
  18. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  19. Stroke and TIA: Who Is Affected
  20. Stroke: Life-Threatening Complications
  21. Self-Care After a Stroke
  22. Stroke: Speech and Language Problems
  23. Stroke: Bladder and Bowel Problems
  24. Stroke: Preventing Injury in Affected Limbs
  25. Stroke: Problems With Ignoring the Affected Side
  26. Stroke: Your Rehabilitation Team
  27. Stroke: What's Your Risk? Learn what increases your risk for stroke and how you can lower your risk.
  28. After a Stroke: Taking an Antiplatelet Learn why it's important to take antiplatelet medicine after your stroke.
  29. Stroke: Understanding Your Emotions Learn about the range of emotions you may experience after you've had a stroke.
  30. Stroke: How to Prevent Another One
  31. Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke Discusses taking aspirin to prevent a first and second heart attack for people who have coronary artery disease. Covers aspirin therapy to help lower risk of a stroke. Discusses if aspirin therapy is for you. Looks at things to avoid while taking aspirin.
  32. Smoking: Heart Attack and Stroke Risks
  33. Thrombolytics for Heart Attack and Stroke
  34. Stroke Recovery: Coping With Eating Problems
  35. Stroke: Know the Signs and Act FAST Learn an easy way to recognize stroke symptoms and know when to call 911.
  36. Stroke Risk and Carotid Endarterectomy
  37. Treatment for Stroke-Related Spasticity
  38. Driving a Car After a Stroke
  39. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  40. High Blood Pressure, Transient Ischemic Attack, and Stroke
  41. After a Stroke: Helping Your Family Adjust
  42. After a Stroke: Taking a Blood Thinner for A-Fib Learn why it's important to take blood-thinning medicine after your stroke.
  43. After a Stroke: Your Self-Care Plan Learn how your self-care plan can help you manage after a stroke.
  44. Stroke Prevention: Should You Have a Carotid Artery Procedure? Compare the pros and cons of having a carotid artery procedure to help prevent stroke.
  45. Learning About Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke Learn what raises your risk for having a heart attack or stroke and how you can lower your risk.
  46. Stroke Recovery: Finding What Inspires You Getting better after a stroke takes patience and effort. See how others found inspiration to keep going.
  47. Stroke Recovery: Using Support to Stay Positive Get help thinking about ways to stay positive and hopeful after a stroke.
  48. Carotid Artery Procedures After a Stroke or TIA
  49. Diabetes: Lower Your Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke
  50. Atrial Fibrillation: Should I Take an Anticoagulant to Prevent Stroke? Guides you through the decision to take an anticoagulant to prevent stroke. Explains atrial fibrillation and risk of stroke. Lists benefits and risks of anticoagulants and aspirin. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  51. Physical Activity Helps Prevent a Heart Attack and Stroke
  52. Heart Attack and Stroke in Women: Reducing Your Risk Covers risk of heart disease and stroke in women. Lists things that increase risk. Lists prevention steps, such as diet, exercise, not smoking, managing cholesterol and blood pressure, and making decisions on birth control and hormone therapy.
  53. Stroke Prevention: Should I Have a Carotid Artery Procedure? Guides through the decision to have a carotid endarterectomy or carotid artery stenting to prevent stroke if you have not already had a stroke or TIA. Lists pros and cons. Explains risks. Looks at other treatments. Has interactive tool to help you decide.
  54. Aspirin: Should I Take Daily Aspirin to Prevent a Heart Attack or Stroke? Guides people who have not had a heart attack or a stroke through decision to take daily aspirin. Discusses benefits and risks. Looks at who can take daily aspirin. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  55. Atrial Fibrillation: Which Anticoagulant Should I Take to Prevent Stroke? Guides you through the decision to take warfarin or a different anticoagulant (apixaban, dabigatran, edoxaban, or rivaroxaban) to prevent stroke. Explains atrial fibrillation and risk of stroke. Lists benefits and risks of anticoagulants.
  56. Stroke: Should I Move My Loved One Into Long-Term Care? Guides you through decision to put a loved one who has had a stroke into long-term care. Lists reasons for and against. Covers types of long-term centers. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  57. Statins: Should I Take Them to Prevent a Heart Attack or Stroke? Guides people not already diagnosed with heart disease through decision to take statin medicine to lower risk of heart attack or stroke. Covers cholesterol and other risk factors. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  58. Cholesterol: How It Raises Your Risk Learn how high cholesterol raises your risk for heart attack and stroke.
  59. Carotid Endarterectomy Discusses carotid endarterectomy surgery to remove plaque buildup in the carotid arteries to prevent stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). Includes info on how surgery can help prevent future strokes. Looks at long-term aspirin treatment.
  60. Preventing Falls in Older Adults Tips for older adults and people who have had a stroke or have multiple sclerosis or osteoporosis to help prevent falls and injuries. Covers taking care of your health and making changes in your home. Covers preventing falls in the bathroom and outdoors.
  61. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Discusses transient ischemic attack (TIA), sometimes called a mini-stroke. Covers causes, including blood clot as a result of atherosclerosis. Looks at treatment with medicines, surgery, and lifestyle changes. Discusses prevention steps.
  62. What Is a TIA? Learn about transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) and what the risks are when you have one.
  63. What Is Clot-Busting (Thrombolytic) Treatment? Learn how clot-busting medicines are used for emergencies like stroke and heart attack.
  64. Anticoagulants for Coronary Artery Disease Looks at medicines to slow blood clotting, also called blood thinners. Includes heparin and warfarin. Explains its use to lower risk of heart attack and stroke and use after angioplasty. Info on how well medicine works and side effects.
  65. Dementia Discusses causes of dementia, which include strokes, tumors, or Alzheimer's disease. Covers symptoms like memory loss and forgetfulness. Covers how dementia is diagnosed. Looks at treatment options. Covers issues for caregivers.
  66. Acute Coronary Syndrome Covers angina and symptoms that happen when the heart does not get enough blood. Covers unstable angina and heart attack. Discusses treatment with medicines, angioplasty, or bypass surgery. Offers prevention tips.
  67. Heart Attack and Unstable Angina Covers causes of heart attack (myocardial infarction) and unstable angina. Discusses symptoms like chest pain or pressure. Explains MI and angina differences. Offers prevention tips. Covers diagnostic tests and treatment with medicines and surgery.
  68. High Cholesterol Covers the kinds of cholesterol. Explains that cholesterol is one of many risk factors for heart attack and stroke. Covers treatment to lower risk of heart attack and stroke that includes healthy habits and statins.
  69. Statins: Should You Take Them to Lower Your Risk? Compare the pros and cons of taking a statin to lower your risk for heart attack and stroke.
  70. Brain Aneurysm Briefly discusses brain aneurysm (also called cerebral aneurysm). Covers possible causes, including hardening of the arteries, hypertension, and smoking. Lists symptoms. Discusses treatment with surgery. Links to info on strokes.
  71. Interactive Tool: How Does Smoking Increase Your Risk of Heart Attack? Interactive tool shows how smoking increases your chance of having a heart attack in the next 10 years.
  72. Healthy Eating: Eating Heart-Healthy Foods Discusses foods to improve heart health. Looks at basic rules of a heart healthy eating, including eating more fruits and vegetables. Lists specific foods that are considered good for your heart.
  73. Cholesterol: Choosing a Heart-Healthy Life Learn about making healthy changes that can help lower your risk for heart attack and stroke.
  74. Heat-Related Illnesses Discusses heat-related illnesses. Looks at heatstroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, heat rash, and dehydration. Covers signs and symptoms. Offers home treatment and prevention tips. Covers emergency first aid treatment.
  75. Carotid Artery Procedure: How Others Decided Hear what other people thought about as they decided whether to have a procedure to help prevent a stroke.
  76. High Blood Pressure Covers causes and symptoms of high blood pressure. Explains systolic and diastolic pressure numbers. Looks at treatment and prevention steps. Includes risks of untreated high blood pressure such as heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure.
  77. Emergency First Aid for Heatstroke Discusses emergency first aid treatment for heatstroke (rising body temperature of 105°F or higher). Covers signs, including fainting and convulsion. Offers first aid steps when helping a person with heatstroke.
  78. Heatstroke Prevention: Acclimating to the Heat
  79. Heatstroke: Emergency Symptoms
  80. Heatstroke Prevention: What to Wear
  81. Blood Thinners Other Than Warfarin: Taking Them Safely
  82. Speech Problems From Brain or Nervous System Damage
  83. Heart-Healthy Eating: Fish
  84. Low-Dose Aspirin to Prevent a Heart Attack See why your doctor prescribed low-dose aspirin for your heart.
  85. Cardiac Rehabilitation Discusses cardiac rehabilitation (rehab), which helps you feel better and reduce risk of future heart problems with exercise and lifestyle changes. Looks at rehab for people who have heart conditions such as heart attack, heart surgery, or heart failure.
  86. Is It a Heart Attack? Hear a story about how heart attacks may feel different than you expect.
  87. Why Beta-Blockers Are Important After a Heart Attack See how beta-blocker medicines work in your body and can help prevent another heart attack.
  88. Statins Are Important After a Heart Attack Learn why taking a statin pill is such an important part of your treatment.
  89. Beta-Blockers After a Heart Attack Learn how beta-blocker medicine helps your heart heal after a heart attack.
  90. How a Heart Attack Happens Get a clear, simple explanation of what happens in a heart attack.
  91. How to Prevent a Second Heart Attack Learn how medicines and a healthy lifestyle help protect you from another heart attack.
  92. Alan's Story: Coping With Change After a Heart Attack
  93. Alzheimer's or Other Dementia: Should I Move My Relative Into Long-Term Care? Guides you through decision to put a relative who has Alzheimer's or other dementia in long-term care. Lists reasons for and against. Covers types of long-term facilities available. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  94. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Lifestyle Changes
  95. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Exercise
  96. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Hospital Program
  97. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Home Program
  98. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Outpatient Program
  99. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Maintenance Program
  100. Plaque, Platelets, and Heart Attack Learn how natural processes in your blood vessels can become a problem and cause a heart attack.

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