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Stroke

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A stroke occurs if the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a portion of the brain is blocked. Without oxygen, brain cells start to die after a few minutes. Sudden bleeding in the brain also can cause a stroke if it damages brain cells. The two main types of stroke are ischemic and hemorrhagic. Ischemic is the more common type of stroke.

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Deanne Stein, Health Guide, posted The Medical History of The Stroke It’s been so long since I was in middle school. But we tend to relive our schools…

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Deanne Stein, Health Guide, posted My Thoughts on Attending a Stroke… West Virginia had its first “State of Stroke Conference” this past week. …

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Deanne Stein, Health Guide, posted Dysphagia: Difficulties Swallowing After my stroke, I spent six months in rehabilitation. I had a speech pathologist to…

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Deanne Stein, Health Guide, posted The Risks of a Second Stroke Coming off the loss of a popular radio D.J. here in West Virginia, it really makes me…

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