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Understanding stroke: causes, symptoms, treatment, recovery and support

 images of brain scans indicating stroke
Luciana Santerre

Many people are unaware of the prevalence of strokes in younger and middle-aged people, which has been increasing in recent years. In fact, according to the World Stroke Foundation, one in four of us will have a stroke in our lifetime. We'll discuss signs and symptoms of strokes, prevention, and some of the advancements in stroke treatment.

Dr. Jane Morris, neurohospitalist and stroke specialist, MaineHealth
Eileen Hawkins, registered nurse; coordinator, Stroke Program, Pen Bay Medical Center
Dr. Robert Ecker, endovascular neurosurgeon, MaineHealth

VIP Caller:
Sarah Beliveau, stroke survivor

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