Stroke: When a Brain Attack Hits

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Long Beach Medical Center
Featured speaker:

Nima Ramezan-Arab, MD

Medical Director, MemorialCare Neuroscience Institute
  • Neurology, Vascular Neurology, Neurophysiology

Dr. Ramezan is Board Certified in Neurology, Vascular Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Neurocritical Care. He attended University of California Irvine as an undergraduate and received Bachelors of Science in Biology and Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. He then obtained his Medical Degree at the University of California Irvine College of Medicine. He subsequently completed his Internship, Neurology Residency, and fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

Podcast Summary

Approximately 795,000 strokes will occur this year, one occurring every 40 seconds, and taking a life every four minutes. The good news: Up to 80% of strokes are preventable! Listen as Dr. Nima Ramezan, from Long Beach Medical Center, discusses the importance of catching a stroke F.A.S.T (face, arms, speech and time).