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A stroke is a serious life event that requires emergency medical care and treatment to prevent loss of brain function. Treatment depends on whether a stroke is caused by bleeding in the brain or a blood clot.
Dignity Health neurologists offer comprehensive stroke care at hospitals in the Bay Area. If you or a loved one is experiencing a stroke, call 9-1-1 or visit your nearest emergency room.
Find a Doctor today for follow-up treatment after a stroke.
A stroke can be life changing, and in many cases, can cause debilitating physical changes. However, fast diagnosis and treatment can help save brain and physical function. Dignity Health doctors rely on medication, surgery, and rehabilitation to treat strokes.
The type of stroke will guide treatment options:
For any type of stroke, your doctor will explain the necessary medication or surgery to treat it. If you or a loved one has specific wishes or beliefs regarding medical intervention, tell your care team so they can treat you accordingly.
There are steps you can take to lower your risk of stroke:
Talk to your Dignity Health doctor about partnering with you in preventing stroke in the Bay Area.
Dignity Health hospitals in the Bay Area offer state-of-the-art treatment for stroke.