Your Brain Health is Essential. Join Dr. Ankit Patel, who works with the Memorial Hermann Health System to help improve the quality of acute stroke care across its campuses, as he answers common stroke questions. Dr. Patel is affiliated with Mischer Neurosciences – Houston’s most comprehensive stroke network.

Dr. Patel explains Stroke – which is the 5th leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of serious long-term disability.
You may be surprised to learn that there are different types of strokes. Dr. Patel describes the two main types of strokes.

Dr. Patel discusses the signs and symptoms of stroke and how they can easily be remembered with the acronym BE-FAST.
Someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds and someone in the United States dies due to stroke related complications every 4 minutes. Dr. Patel informs what should and should not be done when a stroke happens.

Not all hospitals are the same when it comes to acute stroke treatment. Memorial Hermann Mischer Neurosciences has a dedicated stroke network that offers high-level expertise at Comprehensive and Primary Stroke Centers throughout the Greater Houston area.
Is stroke always a medical emergency? Dr. Patel as the answer.

Are there different treatment options for a stroke? Yes, and it depends on the type of stroke according to Dr. Patel.
Dr. Patel explains what risk factors you can and can modify and why the rate of stroke is on the rise for 18-50 year olds.

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