Stroke Symptoms

AFib Awareness Month: Lifestyle Changes

9.13.16

September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month when the spotlight is turned on this condition—a fluttering of the heart —that makes it 5x more likely to have a stroke. Learn about AFib’s risk factor for stroke and treatments. Lifestyle changes Even if you have AFib, it’s never too late to make lifestyle changes that will lower your risk for stroke and... Read More

AFib Awareness Month: Treatment and Risk Factors

9.13.16

September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, when the spotlight is turned on this condition—a fluttering of the heart —that makes it 5x more likely to have a stroke. Learn about AFib’s risk factor for stroke and treatments below. Do you need treatment? AFib generally does not go away. However, not everyone who has AFib needs treatment (at least not right... Read More

Act F.A.S.T.

5.21.15

Show someone you care….Learn the signs and symptoms of stroke    

Would you know a stroke if you had one?

5.8.13

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Stroke strikes FAST, and you should, too! Many people don’t know that being able to recognize and respond to stroke symptoms can save lives. A stroke or “brain attack” occurs when a blood clot blocks an artery or a blood vessel breaks, interrupting blood flow to an area of the brain. When either of... Read More