May is National Stroke Awareness Month
Did you know that 80% of strokes are preventable? Aim to prevent strokes by staying active, not smoking, eating better, controlling cholesterol levels, monitoring blood pressure and blood sugar levels, and talking to your doctor about medications and lifestyle changes. If you think you or someone else is having a stroke, act FAST.
Facial drooping Arm weakness Speech difficulty Time to call 911.
Additional signs include sudden headaches, sudden dizziness, and trouble walking.
The faster you act, the better your chances of recovery with little to no lasting impacts. Spread the word, FAST.
If you or a loved one have had a stroke and are experiencing difficulties with memory, problem-solving, attention, speech and/or language, or swallowing, call us to set up a free consultation (253.237.3405).