Every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a stroke. Stroke is one of the leading causes of disability in the US and Canada and is the fifth leading cause of death among adults aged 45 years and older.

"Stroke wise" is my attempt to help fellow stroke-survivors to learn about their symptoms, to get support, and to get better.

You survived it. Now you can get better.

Here you will find various articles how you -- or a loved-one -- can help recover from a stroke.  The full list of topics is on the right.

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Or you can search this site (scroll to the bottom of the page).