Stroke is a leading cause of death in the United States, but your chances of surviving a stroke greatly improve when you know how to recognize the warning signs and take steps to lower your risk of having one.
Survival often hinges on a combination of how quickly treatment is administered and the type of intervention that's available.
The good news is that it's possible to recover from a stroke with minimal complications and long-term disability.
We chat with Dr. Preethi Ramchand, a Vascular Neurologist at Main Line Health for some tips on dealing with advanced stroke care.
Dr. Ramchand explains what happens when a stroke occurs, the importance of timely treatment, and the types of interventions that can help save a person's life.