WHAT IS A STROKE?

Just as a heart attack is what happens when blood can’t get to your heart, a stroke is the result of an interruption in blood flow to the brain. Among Americans, stroke is the 3rd leading cause of death as well as a major cause of disability.

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795,000 PEOPLE

IN THE U.S.

HAVE A STROKE

EVERY YEAR

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EVERY 40 SECONDS

SOMEONE IN THE U.S.

HAS SOME

TYPE OF STROKE

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MORE WOMEN

THAN MEN

HAVE SOME

TYPE OF STROKE

EACH YEAR

Aspirin regimen products for recurrent stroke prevention

Aspirin is not appropriate for everyone, so be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen.

STROKE SURVIVORS HAVE A LOT TO LIVE FORWARD TO

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This tool is intended for informational purposes only. It is not intended to provide a medical diagnosis, medical advice, or medical treatment. Contact your healthcare provider after using the tool to discuss your heart health or if you have any health concerns.

Estimated risk of a cardiovascular event, specifically, the risk of a heart attack (myocardial infarction or MI) or stroke in the next five years.