Stroke prevention is still the best medicine. The most important treatable conditions linked to stroke are:
If you see or have one or more of these symptoms, don't wait, call 911 right away!
Treatment can be more effective if given quickly. Every minute counts!
"Stroke Risk Factors and Symptoms", NINDS.
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