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This page contains links to eMedTV Stroke Articles containing information on subjects from Effects of Stroke to Mini-Stroke. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Effects of Stroke
    Paralysis, pain, and difficulties with memory and thought may occur following a stroke. This eMedTV Web page lists specific effects that stroke survivors may experience, including difficulty using language, trouble swallowing, and depression.
  • Generic Drug for Plavix
    As this eMedTV page explains, Plavix was once available as both a brand-name and generic drug. However, it no longer comes in generic form. This article explains why and provides a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Generic Plavix
    As this eMedTV page explains, Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate) is now available in generic form. This segment goes into depth about generic Plavix, with details on how it compares to the brand-name drug.
  • Glicine
    Glycine supplements are claimed to be useful for memory problems, schizophrenia, and strokes. This eMedTV segment covers other glycine uses and explains what you should be aware of before using this product. Glicine is a common misspelling of glycine.
  • Glycene
    Glycine is an amino acid that supposedly helps with several conditions, such as schizophrenia and strokes. This eMedTV page lists other benefits and offers some general precautions of the supplement. Glycene is a common misspelling of glycine.
  • Glycin
    Glycine is a nonessential amino acid commonly used in dietary supplements. This page from the eMedTV library explains what glycine supplements are used for and lists potential side effects of these products. Glycin is a common misspelling of glycine.
  • Glycine
    Glycine is a nonessential amino acid that may be useful for conditions such as schizophrenia and strokes. This eMedTV page provides a detailed overview of glycine, including information on its safety and effectiveness, possible side effects, and more.
  • Glycine and Breastfeeding
    It is probably wise to avoid glycine supplements while breastfeeding. This eMedTV page talks about glycine and breastfeeding, explaining why it is important to discuss the risks and benefits with your healthcare provider if you are nursing.
  • Glycine and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV Web article explains why glycine and pregnancy may not be a safe combination. This page also discusses why it is typically recommended that pregnant women avoid glycine supplements and explains why this "natural" product may not be safe.
  • Glycine Benefits
    Schizophrenia, memory problems, and strokes are just a few of the conditions glycine is used for. This eMedTV segment further describes other possible benefits of glycine, discussing the effectiveness of the supplement and explaining how it may work.
  • Glycine Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that if you choose to take glycine supplements, it's probably a good idea to follow the dosing directions on the product label. This page also offers tips on taking your glycine dosage safely and finding a reputable product.
  • Glycine Drug Interactions
    Do not combine glycine with atypical antipsychotics without your doctor's approval and supervision. This eMedTV resource explains how these medications may cause glycine drug interactions and can decrease the effectiveness of the antipsychotics.
  • Glycine Overdose
    If you believe that you have taken too much glycine, seek immediate medical attention. This eMedTV page explains that although it isn't exactly known what to expect from a glycine overdose, treatment would probably involve supportive care.
  • Glycine Side Effects
    Glycine can cause side effects even though it is a "natural" product. This selection from the eMedTV Web site lists some of commonly reported glycine side effects, as well as potentially serious side effects that may require immediate medical care.
  • Glycine Supplement Information
    Are you looking for information on glycine supplements? This eMedTV article presents a brief overview of glycine, including what it is used for and important information to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Information on Omega-3 Fatty Acids
    Are you looking for information on omega-3 fatty acids? This eMedTV Web page gives a brief overview of these important components of the human diet, including why some people take them. Also included is a link to more detailed information.
  • Information on Strokes
    This part of the eMedTV site features a quick discussion on strokes, with information on possible symptoms, risk factors, and why prompt treatment is so important. This article also includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Is There a Generic for Plavix?
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library explains if there is a generic form of Plavix available. This article looks at when a generic version is expected and provides a link to more in-depth information on the topic.
  • Ischemic Stroke
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, an ischemic stroke is a type of stroke in which oxygen- and nutrient-rich blood cannot reach the brain. This article discusses this type of stroke, including its causes, its symptoms, its diagnosis, and its treatment.
  • Mini-Stroke
    A mini-stroke is a sudden event in which the blood supply to the brain is interrupted for a short time. This eMedTV segment provides an in-depth look at this topic, including information on symptoms, causes, treatment, and more.
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