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How Much Do You Really Know About Strokes?

Stroke Awareness ChatMay is National Stroke Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to brush up on your knowledge of the risks, signs and symptoms associated with stroke. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, someone in the United States dies of a stroke every four minutes. Fortunately, as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, Emory University Hospital is helping lead the way in research efforts that focus on preventing the risk factors that can lead to stroke, as well as new models of stroke care. Emory vascular neurologist Fadi Nahab, MD will be on hand to answer questions such as:

  • What puts someone at risk for a stroke?
  • How can I prevent stroke?
  • How are strokes treated?
  • Why is Emory a great choice for stroke care?

Mitral Valve Disease Chat

Do you know how to recognize stroke symptoms and when to “Act F.A.S.T.“?

Learning the Risk Factors, Signs and Symptoms of Stroke

Stroke is the number four cause of death in the United States, as well as the leading cause of adult disability. Though strokes do not discriminate against age or race, people who do not practice proper wellness are more susceptible in having one. While striving for optimal health can be a daunting task, the good news is that 80 percent of strokes can be prevented with the right combination of a healthy lifestyle and medical management.

Join Fadi Nahab, MD, stroke medical director at Emory University Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown, on Tuesday, April 23rd from noon-1pm to discuss how you can help both prevent and also spot the symptoms of a stroke in yourself or in others. Dr. Nahab also will address why every second counts when seeking help for a stroke.