Newsmax: 6 things you can do to prevent a stroke

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

According to the American Stroke Association 800,000 people in the United States have a stroke every year, with about three in four being first-time strokes. Stroke is now the No. 5 cause of death in the country. Only about 10 percent of stroke victims recover almost completely while 25 percent recover with minor impairments, 40 percent suffer moderate to severe impairments requiring special care and 10 percent require care in a nursing home or other long-term care facility. Unfortunately, 15 percent die shortly after having a stroke. (October 9, 2018)

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