Stroke

Tanner Vascular Care
Tanner's highly-skilled vascular surgeons in Carrollton and Villa Rica have the expertise and experience to diagnose, treat or surgically repair a wide range of vascular and endovascular conditions and diseases — including restoring blood flow to an area of the body after trauma or disease damaged blood vessels.

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Stroke Certification
To help expedite leading-edge stroke care in west Georgia and east Alabama, Tanner Health System hospitals have earned distinction as accredited destinations for advanced stroke care.

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5 Easy Ways to Eat Heart Healthy
You can lower your risk for heart attack and stroke by making small changes to your diet. Registered and licensed dietitian Claudia Weekes, MS, RD, LD, shares five easy ways to get started. 
 
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Are You Young at Heart?
Take a free online heart risk assessment — developed with input from the team of board-certified cardiologists at Tanner Heart Care — to determine your risk for cardiovascular disease. You’ll learn if you’re at low, moderate or high risk, and whether your heart is as healthy as a 30-year-old (or decrepit as an 80-year-old), as well as the evidence-based steps you can take now to improve your heart health.
 
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1 in 4 People Over 25 Will Be Hit by Stroke

THURSDAY, Dec. 20, 2018 -- A quarter of the world's people over the age of 25 will experience a debilitating stroke during their lifetime, a new study estimates.

Rates vary country to country, but in the United States 23 percent to 29 percent of people can expect a stroke sometime in their lives, concluded a team led by Dr. Gregory Roth.

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