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Are there alternative treatments for an ischemic stroke?

A stroke is a life-threatening condition that requires emergency care. There are no alternative treatments that can effectively treat the condition. Medications such as aspirin, anticoagulants, or tissue plasminogen activator (TPA), as well as surgery, aim to increase blood flow in the brain to minimize damage.

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