We are here to help YOU!
The Path to Prevention
Your determination to:
Reduce your body weight
Become more physically fit
The Path to Stroke Recovery
Your determination and:
Our stroke education initiative
Our post-stroke case management and
LEARN THE SIGNS OF STROKE
Ask the person to smile - Is it drooping?
Ask the person to raise both arms – Is one arm numb or does it drift downward?
Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence – Are the words slurred? Can the person repeat the sentence?
If the answer is YES to any of these questions – Call 9-1-1 immediately!
BECAUSE -- TIME IS BRAIN
THE QUICKER YOU ACT, THE MORE BRAIN YOU SAVE!
STROKE RISK FACTORS
How many do you have?
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE ◊ OBESITY ◊ INACTIVITY ◊ SMOKING ◊ HAVING PRIOR STROKE
FAMILY HISTORY OF STROKE OR MINI-STROKE ◊ EXCESSIVE ALCOHOL ◊ DIABETES
HIGH CHOLESTEROL ◊ CAROTID ARTERY DISEASE