American Stroke Month
Someone has a stroke every 40 seconds in the U.S. But 80% of strokes are preventable and stroke is largely treatable. Knowing your risk factors, the warning signs and how to respond during a stroke could save a life. You can help us educate others about stroke simply by sharing our suggested social media content below on your personal or company channels. Together, let’s end stroke!
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- Stroke is a leading cause of death and a leading cause of preventable In fact, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds.
- High Blood Pressure is the most common controllable cause of stroke. Preventing stroke starts by knowing your numbers and risks.
- Stroke patients who receive the clot-busting drug alteplase (also known as tPA) within 90 minutes of symptom onset are almost 3 x more likely to recover with little or no disability.5
- Learning the warning signs of stroke can help save a loved one’s life. Learn more at StrokeAssociation.org/StrokeMonth #StrokeMonth
- If you spot any of the symptoms of stroke, call 911 immediately. Unsure if it’s really a stroke? Call anyway! strokeassociation.org/strokemonth
- 4 letters: F.A.S.T. – 3 numbers: 9-1-1. Use the letters in FAST to spot stroke signs & get help. Learn more at strokeassociation.org/strokemonth