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When Seconds Count: Increasing Stroke Awareness [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Did you know that stroke causes approximately 130,000 American deaths every year? Stroke, the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender, or race. That’s why stroke treatment specialists urge people to familiarize themselves with the risk factors and warning signs of stroke. By knowing what circumstances can increase your likelihood of suffering a stroke, you can take measures to mitigate the risk. By recognizing the symptoms of this condition, you can seek immediate stroke treatment when a loved one experiences them. This infographic from Illinois Neurological Institute in Peoria offers a detailed look at how stroke affects the body and what risk factors exist. Please carefully consider these stroke facts and share this infographic with your friends and family. It could save their lives or your own.

 

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