Stroke: 10 Questions to Ask

It's reassuring to know that you can do a lot to recover and to reduce your risk for a repeat stroke. Be sure to take advantage of all the help that's out there! Here are some questions you may want to ask:

  1. What caused my stroke?
  2. What kind of therapies do I need?
  3. Do I need to change my diet?
  4. What medications are right for me?
  5. How can I find a stroke support group?
  6. Who can help me with things like transportation, meal preparation, and disability and insurance forms?
  7. When will my symptoms start to improve?
  8. How often should I get checkups—and what symptoms should I report to you between appointments?
  9. Where can I get more information about my condition?
  10. How can I reduce my risk of having another stroke?