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Ask an expert: Can a traumatic event cause a stroke?

Q: "I have an 80-year-old friend who suffered a stroke during a car accident. She was a passenger in a car that rolled over and left her upside down for about 30 minutes. Could the stress of this accident have caused her stroke? How?"

Ask an Expert: Can you have a stroke and not know it?

Q: Is it possible to have a stroke and not know it, like if you're sleeping or the symptoms are mild?

Ask an Expert: Stroke vs. TIA

“Is a TIA truly a stroke, or is it caused by other problems? What is the process for finding a good specialist?"

Proprietary Health Article

Mechanical thrombectomy: a new standard of care

Acute ischemic stroke is the fourth most common cause of death and the leading cause of disability in the United States. Ischemic stroke typically manifests with acute symptoms such as weakness of the face, arm or leg, numbness, paresthesias, slurred speech, inability to form words, visual disturbance, and diminished level of consciousness, among others.

Recommended Resource

American Heart Association Website

The American Heart Association website is a patient and care provider resource with information about heart disease, heart attack and stroke.