Stroke

22-year-old runs race 3 months after severe stroke

Sep 19, 2018

After surviving a stroke at 22, Christian England-Sullivan was determined to regain his mobility. His drive helped him exceed goals set by therapists each day, building the strength, stamina and coordination to run a 5K three months later.

Head position after stroke: Up or down?

May 17, 2018

Keeping the head elevated is the favored head position for acute stroke patients, but some studies have indicated that lying flat may improve recovery. A new, international study suggests it may not matter.

Guidelines & Scientific Statements

The American Heart Association regularly releases guidelines and scientific statements for preventing and treating heart disease and stroke.

What do these guidelines mean for you? Should you change your medications? Should you see a doctor for treatment? How do you know if you’re healthy? You’ll find answers here in the Guidelines Resource Center.

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