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American Heart Association says that in mild strokes, ultra-early treatment may eliminate risk of disability


American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – In the case of mild or moderate strokes, getting treatment ultra-fast – within 90 minutes of experiencing symptoms – greatly reduces the risk of suffering disability, according to a new study reported in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recommends getting to a hospital within three hours of the onset of stroke symptoms. According to guidelines, clot-busting drugs may be given to treat stroke up to  4.5 hours after the onset of symptoms.

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