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Stroke is the third largest killer of Canadian adults, after heart disease and cancer. It's also the primary cause of physical disabilities and is second only to Alzheimer's disease as a cause of mental disability. In Canada, there are more than 50,000 strokes a year. Learn how to prevent a stroke, how to tell if you're having a stroke, and what treatment options are available.

Stroke treatment and rehabilitation

There are many ways to make life easier after a stroke. more

Preventing strokes

You can cut your risk of having a stroke dramatically. more

Are you at risk for a stroke?

There are many things that put you at risk of a stroke. Some of them may surprise you. more

Stroke facts and warning signs

How can you tell if you're having a stroke? more

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