Fewer than 1 in 10 people know the simple acronym used to teach stroke warning signs and save lives. Do you? Can you spot a stroke? When it comes to stroke, every second counts. Nearly 2 million brain cells die each minute a stroke remains untreated! This is why rapid access to medical treatment often times […]
Because every 4 minutes someone dies from a stroke in the U.S, we are encouraging you to recognize you have the power to prevent stroke. Use Life’s Simple 7 tips to help teach your loved ones on healthy lifestyle steps they can take to prevent a stroke.
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
How much do you know about strokes? For all awareness levels, this is a great introductory video for National Stroke Awareness Month! <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/nxwu9z1bhU0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Source: National Stroke Association (2016, April 9). National Stroke Awareness Month: Are You StreetSmart About Stroke? Retrieved May 4, 2016 from www.stroke.org