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Strokes can happen to anyone, at any age. If it does happen, what's next? First, you want to recover completely. Then, you want to know how to avoid another one. At Spectrum Health, you're choosing the number one stroke center in Michigan. We offer the newest tests to pinpoint a stroke’s precise location in order to tell us more. It helps us give you confidence you can take home with you.
Also known as “brain attacks,” strokes disrupt the blood flow to the brain. Know the signs of a stroke: on one side of the body you may have a drooping face, speech difficulties and muscle weakness. Strokes are the fourth leading cause of death in America, but 80 percent are preventable. Knowing your risk factors improves recovery. Your care team is with you every step of the way.