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Every 45 seconds, someone in the U.S. suffers a stroke, the leading cause of disability in adults – especially older adults.
Simply defined, a stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or severely reduced, depriving your brain tissue of oxygen and nutrients. There are two types of strokes:
It’s estimated that 700,000 people suffer from stroke every year. About 500,000 are first occurrences; 200,000 are repeat strokes.
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Every 45 seconds, someone in the U.S. suffers a stroke. It's important to know the risk factors for stroke.
AtlantiCare is both state-designated and nationally accredited. Both campuses of ARMC have earned the Joint Commission’s Certificate of Distinction for Primary Stroke Centers.
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