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How do I manage my stroke on a daily basis?

A stroke is a life-threatening condition, and recovery can be a slow and challenging process. Depending on the areas of the brain affected, individuals who survive a stroke may have lasting physical problems. Movement can be affected, as can vision, speech, hearing, and breathing. Caregivers are often necessary to assist with day-to-day needs and to provide companionship.

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