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What are the treatment options for ischemic brain injury?

There are several treatment options. First, there are a variety of medications that can be used to treat ischemic brain injury. Anticoagulants, channel blockers and antiplatelet medications help prevent blockages in the arteries. In addition, therapy (physical, occupational and speech therapies) can reduce the side effects and disability of an ischemic brain injury.

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