Warning Signs of A Stroke in Dallas GA

Warning Signs of A Stroke in Dallas GA

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This morning’s news has gotten many people thinking about stroke. The beloved actor, Luke Perry, has died of a stroke at age 52. We all should know the warning signs of stroke. The acronym ACT FAST is a commonly used method to detect a stroke.

Detecting A Stroke in Dallas GA

  • F: Face – Ask the person to smile and look for signs that one side of the face has dropped.
  • A: Arms – Ask the person to raise both arms. Are they unable to hold one arm and it drifts downward?
  • S: Speech – As the person to repeat a simple phrase. Is the sound of their speech strange, slurred, or different than normal for them?
  • T: Time – If the person is showing any signs of stroke, call 911 and get help immediately.

There are two basic kinds of stroke: Hemorrhagic and Thrombolytic. Hemorrhagic is where you are a bleed. Thrombolytic is where there is a blockage. If a physician can intervene quickly, they can be of major help in removing he blockage in many cases. More than 140,000 die from stroke each year in the United States. Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability in the United States. Nearly 800,000 people suffer a stroke every year. About 600,000 of these are first attacks.

Stroke is the leading cause of death for Americans. The risk of stroke is nearly twice as high for African-Americans as it is for Caucasians. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, obesity, and diabetes are leading causes of stroke.

Chiropractors and nutritionists do not diagnose or treat stroke victims. What can be done? Chiropractic Wellness by Dr. George in Dallas GA can help you with a healthy lifestyle by diet, nutrition, professional grade supplements, and traditional chiropractic care.

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