Stroke resources

Learn more about stroke from the Office on Women's Health and other websites.

Learn about stroke and women from the federal government

  • — The Affordable Care Act (the health care law) requires that all insurance plans cover many tests and services at no cost to you that can help you learn your risk for stroke and prevent a stroke. Covered services include screening tests for high blood pressure and diabetes for all adults. It also covers services like nutrition counseling and aspirin counseling for many people to help reduce the risk of stroke and other health problems.
  • Know Stroke — The Know Stroke. Know the Signs. Act in Time. campaign, led by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), aims to help educate women and men about the symptoms of stroke and the importance of getting to the hospital quickly. Watch the video about stroke symptoms and see stories of people who have successfully recovered from stroke. You can also print or order brochures, posters, and other hard-copy materials.
  • Million Hearts® — This initiative, a partnership between the U.S. government and other partners, aims to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes.

General stroke information on other websites