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 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Should I have a carotid endarterectomy?
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Should I put my loved one who has had a stroke into long-term care?
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  How can I eat a heart-healthy diet?
 Cause
 Symptoms
 What Happens
 What Increases Your Risk
 When To Call a Doctor
 Exams and Tests
 Treatment Overview
 medicines for depression and pain
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Stroke: Should I Move My Loved One Into Long-Term Care?
 Prevention
 Home Treatment
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Stroke Recovery: Coping With Eating Problems
 Medications
 Antiplatelet medicines
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Blood Thinners Other Than Warfarin: Taking Them Safely
 Statins
 Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs)
 Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors
 Beta-blockers
 Calcium channel blockers
 Diuretics
 Medicines used to treat depression and pain
 Surgery
 carotid endarterectomy
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Stroke: Should I Have Carotid Endarterectomy?
 Other Treatment
 Carotid artery stenting
 carotid endarterectomy
 Other Places To Get Help
 Related Information
 References
 
 
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