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Cervical cryotherapy (also called “cryosurgery” or “cryoablation”) is a procedure that removes abnormal cells from the cervix. It’s most often done in the doctor’s office, and only takes a few minutes. During cryotherapy, tissue that includes the abnormal cells is frozen. This tissue is destroyed.

Understanding Stroke

Stroke is the result of problems with the blood vessels that supply blood to the brain.

Life After Stroke

Recovery starts with regaining strength and abilities. It continues with moving back into daily life, making healthy changes along the way.

Preventing Recurrent Stroke

Having one stroke makes you more likely to have another. But, with the help of your doctor, you can prevent another stroke.

Understanding Tests and Procedures

Tests help your doctor learn more about your stroke and what caused it. Certain treatments may help prevent another stroke.

Stroke Prevention

The good news: many strokes can be prevented. To do this, address your risk factors and make changes to live healthier.


A stroke occurs when either too much blood or too little blood disrupts blood flow to part of the brain.

Caregiver Resources

  • Life After Stroke : Recovery at Home
  • For Caregivers : Coping Tips

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