Seizures resulting from a stroke are usually seen within the first 24 hours after the stroke, although sometimes recurrent seizures can develop. Seizures can be treated with anticonvulsant medication.
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- Heart risks in middle age boost dementia risk later in life
- Headache far more common stroke symptom in children than adults
- Bleeding stroke survivors at higher risk of depression, dementia
- Caregivers of black stroke survivors spend more time; but report more positive outlook
- Male caregivers report more positives in caring for stroke survivors
- Many stroke patients do not receive life-saving therapy
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