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Know the Facts

 
The Stroke Center at Holy Name Medical Center would like you to
Know the Facts about Stroke and ACT F.A.S.T


  • About 795,000 Americans each year suffer a new or recurrent stroke. That means, on average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds.
  • Stroke kills more than 137,000 people a year. That's about 1 of every 18 deaths. It's the No. 3 cause of death behind diseases of the heart and cancer.
  • On average, every 4 minutes someone dies of stroke.
  • About 40 percent of stroke deaths occur in males, and 60 percent in females.
  • Americans will pay about $73.7 billion in 2010 for stroke-related costs and disability.

STROKE is an EMERGENCY, Every Second Counts!

Know If You Are at Risk

Stroke Risk Factors:
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Heart Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Smoking
  • Heavy alcohol use
  • Physical inactivity and obesity
  • Atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat)
  • Family history of stroke
 
Know the Signs and Symptoms
and ACT F.A.S.T

Face
  • Facial Droop
  • Uneven smile
Arm
  • Arm numbness
  • Arm weakness
Speech
  • Slurred speech
  • Difficulty speaking
    or understanding
Time
  • Call 911 and get to the
    hospital immediately