Thursday, July 10, 2008

Knowing all the symptoms of stroke, not just the symptoms you had, is essential for survivors and their caregivers. Why? I think this graphic says it all:

  • Here's an amazing (and scary) statistic: In the five years after a stroke, women have a 1 in 4 and men almost a 1 in 2 chance of having another stroke. Know all the symptoms, not just the ones you know all too well.

1 comment:

Dean said...

It was rather depressing to find this Hippocratic comment; ‘It is impossible to cure a severe attack of apoplexy and difficult to cure a mild one’ and realize that 2400 years later we have barely advanced our ability to cure stroke effects

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