Here’s some information we ALL need to know! Let’s educate ourselves! ANYONE can have a stroke.
Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. More than 140,000 people die each year from stroke in the United States.
Stroke is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the United States.
What is a Stroke?
Having a stroke involved an interruption in the blood supply to the brain. Strokes require immediate treatment and often occur without much warning. If even have the slightest feeling that you or someone you know is having a stroke, get to the hospital FAST! There is a 3 hour window of time to get treated and decrease the side effects. Strokes may cause sudden weakness, loss of sensation, or difficulty with speaking, seeing, or walking. Sometimes people with stroke have a headache, but stroke can also be completely painless. It is very important to recognize the warning signs of stroke and to get immediate medical attention if…
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