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Archives: Faqs

What is a stroke?

Can you die from a stroke?

How many different types of strokes are there?

What is a TIA?

What is the difference between a stroke and a transient ischemic attack (TIA)?

What is a CVA? What is a “brain stroke”?

What is a mild stroke or a mini-stroke?

What is a pre-stroke?

What is a dense stroke?

Is a stroke a disease?

What are the signs of a stroke?

What does a stroke feel like?

What causes a stroke?

Can vasculitis cause a stroke?

Can cerebrovascular disease cause a stroke? What causes cerebrovascular disease?

What should you do if someone has a stroke?

Can you see a stroke on an MRI?

Do all strokes show up on a CT scan?

Who is at risk for a stroke?

What is the most common age for strokes?

Are strokes genetic?

How long do the effects of a stroke last? How long does it take to recover from a stroke? Can you fully recover from a stroke?

What percentage of stroke patients make a full recovery?

How can you prevent a stroke?

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