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May is National Stroke Awareness Month

//May is National Stroke Awareness Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month

According to the CDC, each year, almost 800,000 strokes occur in the United States. Strokes often lead to serious, life-changing complications that include

  • Paralysis or weakness on one side of the body.
  • Problems with thinking, awareness, attention, learning, judgment, and memory.
  • Problems understanding or forming speech.
  • Difficulty controlling or expressing emotions.
  • Numbness or strange sensations.
  • Pain in the hands and feet.
  • Depression.

To help protect yourself and your loved ones, learn what steps you can take to prevent a stroke and how to spot a stroke if one occurs. Learn more here.

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By |2018-05-01T20:11:11+00:00May 1st, 2015|blog|0 Comments

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