In one second, 32,000 brain cells die, and in less than one minute, an ischemic stroke will kill 1.9 million brain cells.
If you experience any of these symptoms, call 911 immediately
Many strokes are preventable. A good first step is learning and addressing the risk factors of a stroke.
Risk factors of stroke
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IMPORTANT: This information is provided as a community service. It is not intended as medical advice. Contact your personal physician about your individual health care needs and for advice about starting a new exercise program.