Healthy Living: Stoke Treatment Keeps Brain Cells Alive
When it comes to a stroke, time is critical.
The sooner the patient gets treatment, the more likely they’ll have a better recovery.
The gold standard for stroke treatment is TPA, but a patient can only get it up to three hours after symptoms begin.
Now, doctors are looking at a new drug that puts the brain into hibernation to keep brain cells alive.
In Healthy Living, Courtney Doyle explains how that can mean the difference between paralysis and walking out of the hospital.