5 Things to Know About Strokes

The American Stroke Association states that

In the United States, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds.

When someone suffers a stroke, the effects can range from vision and speech problems to behavioral changes and  paralysis. The extent of the damage done by a stroke depends on the location of the obstructions (such as the left side or right side of the brain or the brain stem) as well as how much brain tissues was affected.

Join us at Dobson Healthcare along with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and Stroke Heroes around the nation in the effort to put an end to stroke.

Please read through the “5 Things Every Stoke Hero Should Know” infographic and share it with your loved ones. Sharing could possibly save a life, even yours!




American Heart/Stroke Association (2016). “5 Things to Know About Stroke.” Retrived May 12, 2016 from http://www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/AmericanStrokeMonth/5ThingstoKnowAboutStroke/5-Things-to-Know-About-Stroke_UCM_463277_Article.jsp#.VzSfufkrKUm

American Heart/Stroke Association (2012, October, 23). “Effects of a Stroke.” Retrieved May 12, 2016 from http://www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/EffectsofStroke/Effects-of-Stroke_UCM_308534_SubHomePage.jsp