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Have you or a loved one suffered from Cryptogenic Stroke, and are you in need of support?

A Cryptogenic stroke is a stroke of an unknown cause. It’s estimated that 25% to 30% of ischemic strokes stroke are cryptogenic strokes or “mystery strokes”. This means another stroke event can occur if the cause is left unknown. Finding the cause can help treat the stroke and minimize the likelihood of another event. Learn about cryptogenic strokes, possible causes, questions to ask your doctor, support resources and more by joining the Support Network and communicating with other stroke victims and their caregivers. Become a member today.

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