How is stroke treated
Your treatment will depend on the type of stroke you have, how serious it was, your age and general health, and how soon you arrive at the hospital.
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A stroke can affect your communication, ability to move about, and cause bowel and bladder issues. Every stroke is unique.... Read more
A stroke can lead to a number of changes that are less visible to others. This includes emotional changes, changes in your thinking ability, fatigue and challenges with perception.... Read more
A stroke can change how you do everyday things. Dressing, grooming, meal preparation, chores, driving and leisure may all be affected.... Read more
A stroke can have a big impact on the different relationships you have and the roles you play. It also impacts your care partner.... Read more
There may come a time in your recovery when you consider returning to work. You may also be considering volunteering.... Read more
A stroke can affect your ability to earn a living. It can also bring on new expenses. Ask family and friends, as well as workplace contacts, to look into benefits you qualify for.... Read more
Learn how to manage the relationship between stroke, heart disease and vascular cognitive impairment.... Read more
When chronic illnesses progress to a point when there are no further treatments available, end-of-life care may be an option for you and your family. ... Read more
Adjusting to life after a stroke?
Learn from others like you
Recognize and respond immediately to any of these signs. Call 9-1-1 or your local emergency number.
Small, healthy changes in your daily routine can decrease your risk for another stroke. Change is hard. Start with one small change.
Some medical conditions increase the risk of stroke, but you can manage them with medication, treatment and making healthy choices.
Exercise is a good way to maintain your health through recovery, rehabilitation and the rest of your life.
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Learn how to self-manage your transition home.
Tips to start exercise after having a stroke
Learn how to manage your medications.
Find nearby services to support your recovery.
Self-care tips for caregivers.
You’re not alone – our online support communities can help.