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could you tell me if strokes run in someones family, can they take meds early to prevent it more effectively?

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Dr. Robert Singer
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends..: There are many types of stroke. It is certainly important to have a comprehensive medical evaluation to identify risk factors and treat when appropriate..
Answered on May 26, 2016
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