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EP 1,009B - What You Need To Know About Strokes

Summary: No one is ever prepared for a stroke. It just happens, and when it does, the results can be life-altering. From difficulties with communication to weakness, numbness, and cognitive difficulties, a stroke can have a wide range of consequences.
Air Date: 9/15/20
Duration: 20:51
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Dr. Amytis Towfighi
Amytis Towfighi, MD, received her bachelor’s degree from MIT and her MD from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, neurology residency at MGH and Brigham and Women's Hospital. She completed her Vascular Neurology fellowship at UCLA. She is currently an associate professor of neurology at the James and Dorothy Williams Stroke Scholar at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.
  • Book Title: What You Must Know About Strokes
EP 1,009B - What You Need To Know About Strokes

No one is ever prepared for a stroke. It just happens, and when it does, the results can be life-altering. From difficulties with communication to weakness, numbness, and cognitive difficulties, a stroke can have a wide range of consequences.

For most people affected by a stroke, a flood of questions come afterward: How did this happen? What do we do next? What are our options? How long will recovery take? Am I at risk for another stroke? 

To answer these questions and so many others, stroke specialist Dr. Amytis Towfighi joins us this episode. She is an associate professor of neurology at the James and Dorothy Williams Stroke Scholar at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.

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