In the United States, stroke is the 5th leading cause of death and affects more than 795,000 people each year. When it comes to stroke, time is brain. Every hour a stroke goes untreated, the brain loses up to four years of age. That’s why it’s crucial to call 911 and seek immediate medical attention at the first sign of stroke.
The signs of stroke can be subtle and hard to recognize. Educate yourself and others to BE FAST and act with urgency with this infographic from Strokeawareness.com.