Protect Yourself by Learning the Truth About 10 Common Stroke Myths

Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the U.S., but in many cases it is highly preventable and treatable. But you need to arm yourself with facts, not fiction.

Stroke is among the leading causes of death in the U.S., but it is still a misunderstood health condition. Plenty of myths and misguided ideas surround stroke, from its causes and symptoms to its potential severity and the particulars of recovery. To help clear up some misunderstandings, Efrain Salgado, MD, director of the Cleveland Clinic Florida Stroke Center and Neurosonology Laboratory, explains the truth about 10 common stroke myths
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