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May is National Stroke Awareness Month

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare May 1, 2022 0 Comments General Health

According to the American Heart Association, someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds, accounting for one out of 19 deaths. Strokes are the leading cause of death and serious disability Nationwide and around the world. With May being National Stroke Awareness month, it’s important to know that strokes are 80% preventable! […]

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4 Things You Can Do to Lower Your Stroke Risk

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare January 17, 2019 0 Comments General Health

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 795,000 Americans have a stroke each year. What’s more, 140,000 of those Americans – nearly 20 percent – die as a result of their strokes, and many stroke survivors develop long-term disabilities that cause problems with speech, movement, and their ability to think. […]

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Do You Know the Signs of a Stroke?

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare May 18, 2018 0 Comments General Health

  When it comes to spotting the signs of stroke, seconds count. In fact, speedy stroke treatment can sometimes prevent serious, long-lasting damage that affects your ability to move, speak or think. Immediate stroke treatment could even save your life. What are the symptoms of a stroke?    A stroke occurs when blood flow to […]

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