This page lists downloadable versions of National Stroke Association brochures. Multiple full-color copies may be ordered via our online store or by calling 1-800-STROKES (787-6537).
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An easy-to-understand guide to stroke, including causes, types of stroke and how to reduce risk for stroke.
Explaining Stroke – Spanish
The Spanish version of the Explaining Stroke brochure.
Risk Factors for Stroke
African Americans and Stroke
Important information about why African Americans are at a higher risk for stroke and what they can do about it.
High Blood Pressure and Stroke
This brochure discusses how managing high blood pressure can reduce stroke risk.
A Hole in the Heart: The Link between PFO & Stroke
Read about how Patent Foramen Ovale, or a hole in the heart, can affect stroke risk.
Read more about what to do when experiencing hardening of the arteries in the brain.
Reducing Risk and Recognizing Symptoms – Spanish
Asta 80% de derrame cerebral pueden preventar; aqui esta todo que necitas savar.
Steps Against Recurrent Stroke (STARS)
Take Steps Against Recurrent Stroke (STARS) by making the necessary changes in your life. For stroke survivors, this STARS brochure is a great place to start.
Steps Against Recurrent Stroke (STARS) – Spanish
The Spanish version of the Steps Against Recurrent Stroke (STARS) brochure.
Stroke and Cholesterol
Learn how managing cholesterol levels can decrease risk of stroke.
Up to 80 percent of strokes are preventable by working to manage personal risk. Learn about how to reduce risk and how to recognize and respond to stroke symptoms.
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Don’t ignore a TIA or mini-stroke just because the symptoms go away within 24 hours. Here’s why.
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) – Spanish
The Spanish version of our Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) brochure.
Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery
Caregivers and Stroke
Learn to be a more effective caregiver with keys to recovery and prevention, coping tips and resources.
Before joining a clinical trial, read this to understand the pros and cons.
Explaining Unpredictable Emotional Episodes
Get all the details about controlling emotions after stroke.
What stroke survivors need to know about treating one-sided muscle weakness after stroke.
Medication Adherence and Compliance
Get the most out of your medications with information about filling and refilling prescriptions, talking with doctors and pharmacies, overcoming cost barriers, and tracking and organizing single or multiple medications.
Mobility After Stroke
Learn about treatments for paralysis and spasticity after stroke.
Stroke Related Sleep Disorders
Find out how sleep problems may increase risk of stroke.
Stroke and Social Security Disability Insurance
Learn whether you are eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), plus discover SSDI benefits, how to apply, tips for financial planning and more in this indispensible guide.
Stroke and Vision Loss
Learn about how stroke may affect vision and what to do about it.