Posts Tagged: stroke care

Stroke: Every Moment Counts

With the recent passing of Betty White, who died of a stroke, it is important to remember that recognizing the symptoms of stroke can make all the difference. A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is cut off. When this happens, brain cells can die or be damaged. As a stroke happens,…
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Depression after stroke

More than 795,000 people have a stroke in the United States every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The physical impacts of stroke are well known—loss of mobility or brain function, among them. But there’s one side effect of stroke that doesn’t get the attention it deserves:  depression. Post-stroke depression—recognizing the threat The…
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