Some stroke risk factors you can control and some you can’t

Alan J.Schmitt

May is National Stroke Awareness Month and the significance of this meaningful month could mean the difference between life and death. In the United States, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds and someone dies every 3.5 minutes. This incredibly high number means that even if you have never suffered a stroke, someone in your life most likely has.

While there are certain demographics, psychographics, and medical histories that make a stroke more likely to happen, it really can happen to anyone, at any age. This is why it is so important to educate everyone on how to spot them early to help manage any effects that may occur later. Read while diving into stroke risk factors, stroke symptoms and prevention.

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