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How is stroke treated

Your treatment will depend on the type of stroke you have, how serious it was, your age and general health, and how soon you arrive at the hospital.

Adjusting to life after a stroke?

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Preventing another stroke

Having a stroke or TIA  puts you at a higher risk of having another one. You can reduce that risk. Here's how:

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Make healthy choices

Small, healthy changes in your daily routine can decrease your risk for another stroke. Change is hard. Start with one small change.

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Manage your conditions

Some medical conditions increase the risk of stroke, but you can manage them with medication, treatment and making healthy choices.

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Your Stroke Journey book

Your Stroke Journey is a free comprehensive book to guide you through your recovery. Get this and other free stroke publications, for download or sent to your home.

 

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End of life care (palliative care)

When chronic illnesses progress to a point when there are no further treatments available, end-of-life (palliative) care, may be an option for you and your family. Palliative care is a system of support services, which may involve healthcare professionals, home-care services and bereavement counsellors, depending on your needs.

 

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