American Stroke Association
Did you know that 1 in 4 people worldwide will have a stroke? The good news is - you have the power to reduce your risk. Start with small changes to improve your brain health.
"I Will Not Have a Second Stroke."
That small sentence is a powerful declaration and a promise to change. Find out how you can help prevent a second stroke.
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By learning the F.A.S.T. warning signs, you just might save a life from stroke.
Face DroopingAsk the person to smile. Is the person's smile uneven?
Arm WeaknessAsk the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?
SpeechIs the person unable to speak or hard to understand? Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence, like "The sky is blue."
Time to Call 9-1-1
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Events in Your Area
Step up to make a difference.
- Greater Washington Heart Walk, Location: The National Mall, Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 10:00 AM
- DC Heart Ball, Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 06:30 PM
- Baltimore Heart Ball, Location: The Hippodrome Theatre, Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 06:00 PM
Treat Stroke F.A.S.T.
Stroke Can Happen at any Age
Prevent a Second Stroke- Dave Kim
Prevent a Second Stroke Toni Guzman
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