Home > Medical > Stroke > News News All sections in Stroke » About Stroke » All about Blood Clots » Brain Facts » FAQs » Health Tips » Life after Stroke » New Studies » Stroke News » Support » Transient Ischaemic Attack Stroke rates declining among US seniors A long-term study found that a decrease in the number of strokes in seniors is happening in both white and black communities. Exercise improves lives of stroke survivors Many stroke survivors become inactive and suffer a physical decline that reduces their ability to do normal activities, and increases their chances of another stroke Migraines linked to higher risk of 'silent strokes' A study suggests that treating migraines might help lower the risk of stroke, especially ischaemic or silent strokes. Quiz Am I at risk of stroke? » Ask CyberDoc » Woman records stroke with selfie video Do you know the signs of a stroke? The FAST rules are the most important indicators that you might be having a stroke: face drooping; arm weakness; speech difficulty; time to call 911. Early signs of stroke often misdiagnosed Patients who suffer strokes may show symptoms such as dizziness and headache before the event – symptoms that are often misdiagnosed. Quick response improves stroke victims' recovery Although it's well known that early treatment for strokes is best, a new study helps highlight how significant even small delays can be. Geomagnetic storms may increase stroke risk Geomagnetic storms may result in an increase in strokes, but it's unclear what protective measures can be taken. People with shingles have a higher stroke risk According to research, people who have shingles are at increased risk of stroke. Their overall stroke risk is highest in the first month of onset. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.