A stroke, sometimes called a brain attack, occurs when a clot blocks the blood supply to the brain or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts. It is a serious medical emergency and time is of the essence.
Mercyhealth has two Joint Commission certified Advanced Primary Stroke Centers and two Acute Stroke Ready Centers which means we are prepared to treat strokes 24/7. Fast treatment can greatly reduce significant disability, such as paralysis, speech difficulties and emotional problems.
Learn about the 3 types of strokes.learn more
Easily remember the signs and symptoms of a stroke using the acronym FAST.learn more
Learn about the stroke risk factors and ways to reduce your risk.learn more
Mercyhealth offers a support group for stroke patients and their families.learn more
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