miércoles, 27 de mayo de 2015

Women and Stroke: Are You at Risk?

Dept. of Health & Human Services
May 26, 2015
By: Million Hearts and American Stroke Association
Every 4 minutes, someone in the United States dies of a stroke.
Stroke—sometimes called a brain attack—happens when a clot blocks the blood supply to the brain or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts. This serious health condition can also lead to life-changing complications and long-term disability.
Although anyone can have a stroke at any age, women are more likely than men to have a stroke and to die from it. May is American Stroke Month, a good time to raise awareness about the special challenges women face related to stroke.
American Stroke Month
READ MORE: Women and Stroke: Are You at Risk?
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