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Results for ' stroke'
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  • 91. About Arrhythmia What is an arrhythmia? The American Heart Association explains that arrhythmia refers to any change from the normal sequence of electrical impulses, such as atrial fibrillation, bradycardia, tachycardia, conduction disorders, rhythm disorders, ventricular fibrillation, premature contractions and more.
  • 92. Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Home Page
  • 93. Dave Hassell connects with Stroke Network Dave Hassell had always been told he was too stubborn for his own good. That worked in his favor when he suffered a stroke at the age of 49.
  • 94. 6th Annual New York Stroke Conference This program is designed to educate stroke healthcare professionals on current research findings and clinical standards of stroke management and treatment. Providing an opportunity for general discussion and collaboration regarding state stroke care initiatives.
  • 95. Changes in Behavior and Emotions After Stroke Brochure This brochure is our guide to understanding how a stroke can emotionally and physically affect behavior. It details the different effects of right-brain and left-brain strokes on behavior. It provides information on all common behavior changes.
  • 96. Berkshire County Heart Walk The Berkshire County Heart Walk is back! This fun family event is a great place to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 97. Why Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib) Matters Why is Atrial Fibrillation Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib) a Problem? The American Heart Association explains the consequences of atrial fibrillation, the causes of afib, the risks of afib, how atrial fibrillation may cause a stroke, how afib may cause heart failure and how afib may cause additional heart rhythm problems.
  • 98. Recognition from Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Recognition from Get With The Guidelines-Stroke
  • 99. Hispanics and Heart Disease, Stroke The American Heart Association explains the prevalence of heart disease and stroke among Hispanics.
  • 100. Sex and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure can can impact your sex life.


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