Post any activities, events, pictures, stories, videos, etc you may have from your American Stroke Month to show us how you celebrated!
Did you know…
....Every 40 seconds someone in America suffers a stroke and on average, every four minutes someone dies from stroke?
Stroke is a huge health threat, particularly in the African American community. You can "Take 2 to Save 2" by taking two moments to send two health messages to two people that are at risk for stroke.
Stroke Heroes Act Fast!
Did you know...
...high blood pressure is known as the 'silent killer'?
About one in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure, but because there are no symptoms, nearly one-third of these people don't know they have it. Uncontrolled high blood pressure can also lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure or kidney failure. Get the facts on high blood pressure and how you can reduce your risk by taking our online assessment http://mylifecheck.heart.org/. Help us save lives by spreading the word!