National Stroke Awareness Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month!

Strokes are the #4 cause of death in the United States and almost 80% of those deaths could have been prevented!! Learn how to spot a Stroke F.A.S.T visit: http://www.heart.org/strokewarningsignsandsymptoms

Did you know?
– 40% of stroke deaths occur in males and %60 of stroke deaths occur in females
– Americans pay about 73.7 billion annually for stroke related medical costs and disability
– Every 40 seconds someone has a stroke
– Lowering your systolic blood pressure by 20mmHg and lowering your diastolic blood pressure by 10mmHg may decrease your risk of stroke and ischemic heart disease by 50%!

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