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Stroke Attacks a Person Every Seconds!

STROKE attacks a person* every seconds 31%. of stroke victims are under 65 years old INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT STROKE More stroke deaths occur in females the youngest known is 2 years old *regardless of age, gender or race What is Stroke? Adopt these preventive measures to protect yourself against stroke: Stroke is a disease that affects control your diabetes drink alcohol in moderation O eat a balanced diet the arteries leading to and within the brain. exercise regulary get treated for irregular heart rhythm 50 maintain a healthy weight TYPES OF STROKE 120 keep your blood pressure low quit smoking seek treatment for sleep apnea Ischemic (1 Stroke Hemorrhagic Stroke LEARN HOW TO DETECT STROKE F.A.S.T. blood clot broken blood vessel Occurs when arteries are blocked by blood clots or by the plaque of other fatty deposits Occurs when a blood vessel in the brain breaks leaking blood into the brain. FACE ARM SPEECH TIME 'J on one side? Does their Does their arm Ask them to talk. face droop on one side? Are they mumbling? Notice any of these signs? Time to call for ambulance immediately TREATED BY TREATED BY drift downwards SEEK TREATMENT WITHIN 3 HOURS, AND YOU HAVE A HIGHER CHANCE FORA FULL RECOVERY Ne urologist Neurosurgeon source: AHA Journal, American Stroke Association, and The Lancet Journal ©2014 Health'Buzz

Stroke Attacks a Person Every Seconds!

shared by healthbz on Feb 13
Learn about stroke and protect yourself against this scary disease that is taking more lives that before. Consider taking preventive care and learn the FAST way in detecting stroke.



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