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After a stroke, a person may have trouble using all or part of the body. Often the arm and leg on one side are weak, numb, or stiff.
Stroke is the result of problems with the blood vessels that supply blood to the brain.
Recovery starts with regaining strength and abilities. It continues with moving back into daily life, making healthy changes along the way.
Tests help your doctor learn more about your stroke and what caused it. Certain treatments may help prevent another stroke.
A stroke occurs when either too much blood or too little blood disrupts blood flow to part of the brain.
Having one stroke makes you more likely to have another. But, with the help of your doctor, you can prevent another stroke.
The good news: many strokes can be prevented. To do this, address your risk factors and make changes to live healthier.
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