Each Year, almost 80,000 strokes occur in the United States. Strokes often lead to serious, life changing complications that include:

-Paralysis or weakness on one side of the body.

-Problems with thinking, awareness, attention, learning, judgment and memory.

-Problems understanding or forming speech.

-Difficulty controlling or expressing emotions.

-Numbness or strange sensations.

-Pain in the hands and feet

-Depression

Speak with your primary care physician about stroke prevention.