Stroke

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Stroke:

Stroke Peter Nguyen

What Is Stroke?:

What Is Stroke? Stroke is a shortage of blood to the brain.

Why Does Stroke Occur?:

Why Does Stroke Occur? Stroke occurs due to problems with the blood supply to the brain. The blood supply becomes blocked or a blood vessel within the brain ruptures.

What Are My Chances?:

What Are My Chances? About 165,000 strokes occur per year.

Can I Prevent Stroke?:

Can I Prevent Stroke? Yes. Stroke can be prevented by not smoking, eating healthy, and exercising.

Could I Be At Risk?:

Could I Be At Risk? You could be at risk if: There has been a family history of strokes. You have high blood pressure. You have high cholesterol. You have diabetes.

Is There Any Treatment I Can Get?:

Is There Any Treatment I Can Get? Yes, there are medicines and you can perform surgeries.

Can I Help Someone With A Stroke?:

Can I Help Someone With A Stroke? Yes, there is a FAST method. Face: Can they smile? Arm: Can only raise 1 arm? Speech: Is their speech strange? Time: Call 911 IMMEDIATELY!

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Picture Resources http://blog.doctoroz.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/stroke720480.jpg http://www.talkingaboutmenshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/The-Signs-Of-The-Emergence-Of-a-Stroke.jpg http://www.yohyoh.com/health/images/diseases/stroke/stroke_chart.jpg http://www.prohire.co.uk/ckfinder/userfiles/images/no%20smoking.jpg http://images.clipartpanda.com/vegetable-clip-art-vegetable-clip-art-5.png http://richfieldspringsrunning.weebly.com/uploads/2/5/5/9/25597595/5287511_orig.png http://people.opposingviews.com/DM-Resize/photos.demandstudios.com/getty/article/117/132/87753812.jpg?w=600&h=600&keep_ratio=1 http://sites.psu.edu/nurseswithheartabouthearts/wp-content/uploads/sites/8367/2014/04/teaching8.jpg

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