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Stroke Recognition 

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Hi there. I just returned from a stroke recognition/prevention class and I was amazed at how much I didn’t know about this horrible, delve stating occurance. First, what is a stroke?

A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or severely reduced, depriving brain tissue of oxygen and nutrients. Within minutes, brain cells begin to die. A stroke is a medical emergency.


The most common signs and symptoms of a stroke:

Here are a few TERRIFYING but TRUE statistics concerning strokes:
1.Strokes are the 5th leading cause of death in the United States.

2. Strokes kill almost 130,000 Americans each year—that’s 1 out of every 20 deaths.

3.On average, one American dies from stroke every 4 minutes.

4. Every year, more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke.

5. About 610,000 of these are first or new strokes.

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