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  • 71. Brian L. Black, Ph.D. – Science is Why Long time research volunteer Brian L. Black, Ph. D., says, ?For me, the AHA's commitment to understanding the science required to eventually cure cardiovascular disease and stroke is Why.?
  • 72. Early Warning Signs of a Heart Attack or Stroke Early warning signs of a heart attack or stroke, if these signs are present call 9-1-1
  • 73. Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease, Stroke The American Heart Association explains that sleep apnea prevents restful sleep is associated with high blood pressure, arrhythmia, stroke and heart failure.
  • 74. American Stroke Association Regional Stroke Awards The American Stroke Association recognizes individuals that help further our mission of building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
  • 75. High Blood Pressure, Afib and Your Risk of Stroke The American Heart Association explains the connection between high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation and stroke.
  • 76. For Your Children Brochure: Safeguard them from heart disease and stroke High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity and smoking have always been "adult" topics. But many children have the same risk factors as their parents. This brochure will help parents understand that childhood behaviors lead to adult behaviors. It will support efforts to curb the risk in children.
  • 77. Understanding Stroke Brochure: Are You at Risk? This brochure provides a concise overview to help people understand the types of stroke and identify risk factors, especially those that pertain to them. Patients learn which risk factors can be treated, modified or controlled and which cannot. Key points are provided to help people recognize and respond immediately to symptoms of stroke.
  • 78. Understand Your Risk for High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association helps you understand your risk of high blood pressure, also called hypertension, by looking at family history, age, diet and poor nutrition like a high-sodium diet, obesity and lack of exercise, alcohol as well as stress, smoking and sleep apnea.
  • 79. Inflammation and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains that although it is not proven that inflammation causes cardiovascular disease, inflammation is common for heart disease and stroke patients and is thought to be a sign or atherogenic response.
  • 80. Best Practices Center Stroke Best Practices Center Stroke


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