Stroke

Find out everything you need to know about stroke, including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.

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How Sodium Intake Affects Your Heart and Brain
You can cut your stroke risk dramatically by swapping out salt for alternative seasonings.

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5 Simple Lifestyle Changes to Help Prevent Strokes
Try these simple lifestyle changes to help prevent strokes.

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What You Need to Know About Mini-Stroke
Mini-stroke doesn’t mean minimal danger.

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Could You Have a Stroke and Not Know It?
Get expert answers, plus tips to help lower your risk of silent stroke.

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7 Stroke Risk Factors Women Should Know
Each year, 55,000 more women have a stroke than men. Learn the reasons why—and what you can...

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Stroke: Why Time Lost Is Brain Lost
Every minute is critical after a stroke—do you know the early warning signs?

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Could You Be at a Higher Risk for Stroke and Not Know It?
About 800,000 Americans have one each year. See how to prevent a stroke by lowering your risk factor...

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The Science Behind Broken Heart Syndrome
It might feel like a heart attack, but broken heart syndrome is far from it.

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Strokes in Young People: Are the Numbers Really on the Rise?
Age is a major factor for having a stroke, but older people aren't the only ones at risk.

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What You Need to Know About Vascular Parkinsonism
It mimics Parkinson’s disease, but is a very different condition.