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Stroke & Blood Flow Problems


  1. After a Stroke: Taking an Antiplatelet (02:11)
    Learn why it's important to take antiplatelet medicine after your stroke.
  2. After a Stroke: Your Self-Care Plan (02:18)
    Learn how your self-care plan can help you manage after a stroke.
  3. Angioplasty for Peripheral Arterial Disease (01:57)
    Learn how angioplasty can open narrowed or blocked arteries in your legs to improve blood flow.
  4. Carotid Artery Procedure: How Others Decided (01:58)
    Hear what other people thought about as they decided whether to have a procedure to help prevent a stroke.
  5. Low-Dose Aspirin for Heart Disease (03:00)
    See why your doctor prescribed low-dose aspirin for your heart.
  6. Preventing Blood Clots (02:05)
    Learn how to prevent blood clots when you must sit or lie down for long periods of time.
  1. Stroke: Know the Signs and Act Fast (01:46)
    Learn the symptoms of stroke and why it's important to call emergency services right away.
  2. Stroke: Understanding Your Emotions (02:00)
    Learn about the range of emotions you may experience after you've had a stroke.
  3. Stroke: What Is Stroke Rehab? (01:50)
    Learn how stroke rehab works and how it can help you get stronger and feel better.
  4. Stroke: What's Your Risk? (01:29)
    Learn what increases your risk for stroke and how you can lower your risk.
  5. Taking Warfarin Safely (02:36)
    Learn what you can do to be safe when you're taking warfarin.
  6. Warfarin: Why Taking It Is Worth It (02:01)
    Learn why you need to keep taking warfarin and how to get help so you can keep taking it.
  7. What Is Clot-Busting (Thrombolytic) Treatment? (01:42)
    Learn how clot-busting medicines are used for emergencies like stroke and heart attack.
  8. What Is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)? (01:48)
    Learn what can cause a DVT, why it's so dangerous, and what the symptoms are.

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