393 Results for Stroke

  1. Age Is Just a Number: Young adult stroke is one the rise. Here's what you should know.

    .... Sometimes referred to as ocular stroke, CRAO can result in severe or permanent vision loss and increases a person's risk for an ischemic stroke of the brain, which is also caused by a blocked artery.Dr. Charles knew

    • Stephens, Stephani
    • Neurology Now
    • December 16, 2017
  2. The Healthy Brain: Introducing our new department with expert advice on how to protect your brain.

    ...I was asked to give a talk last year on stroke prevention to physicians and nurses. I started out my talk by asking the audience several questions. The first was, “If you had a stroke, how many of you would want

    • Section Editor(s): Brey, Robin L. M.D.; Editor-in-Chief
    • Neurology Now
    • December 16, 2017
  3. The Brain Needs Blood: Vascular cognitive impairment, one of the most common forms of dementia, may be preventable.

    ...Helen Rucker was 70 years old when she lost feeling on her left side. Her face and arm became numb and her speech slurred. After being admitted to the hospital, doctors told her she had experienced a stroke. A series

    • Paturel, Amy M.S., M.P.H.
    • Neurology Now
    • December 16, 2017
  4. Choosing Wisely: Money spent on unnecessary medical services does nothing to improve human health.

    ... contrast, with a stroke, usually only the lower half of the face is weak. Other symptoms will also be present, such as vision changes, speech problems, or weakness in the arm and leg on the same side as the facial...

    • Section Editor(s): Brey, Robin L. M.D.; Editor-in-Chief
    • Neurology Now
    • December 16, 2017
  5. Patient Coaches: Peer mentoring programs connect newly diagnosed or recovering patients with those further along in the process—and both parties benefit.

    ...During the last of four surgeries in a single week for a tear to her aorta, Judy Crane had a stroke. Then 47 and at the height of her career in medical sales, she felt overwhelmed by loss. The stroke left her weakened

    • Kritz, Fran
    • Neurology Now
    • July 01, 2017
  6. Assistance Directory

    ... Foundation CureBrainDisease.org 1-800-879-1960CaringBridge® (Free, personalized Web sites to support your health journey) Caringbridge.org 651-452-7940National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke...

    • Neurology Now
    • December 16, 2017