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Stroke
What could be
worse than death ?
Being alive.

And numb.

Rich food, getting stressed out, smoking and drinking are not worth it. A stroke cripple you mentally and physically. Leaving you a pitiful shell of a human being.

Stroke ::
One of the leading causes of death and disability around the world. 48% die within a year.

A stroke is an interruption of blood flow to the brain by a blood clot caused mostly by fat deposits in the arteries.

Signs ::
Numbness: Face, arm or leg on one side. Difficulty speaking/understanding. Difficulty seeing clearly. Confusion, severe drowsiness, loss of co-ordination. A persistent headache that comes on suddenly. Some people have "ministrokes"-transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) Prompt attention to TIA may prevent a major stroke.

Risk factors ::
Hypertension. Diabetes. Heart disease. Obesity. Smoking. High cholesterol levels. Family history of strokes. Women over 30 who take hormonal birth control pills. High risk: Men.Elderly people.

Prevention ::
Reduce smoking/drinking. Exercise.Lose weight.Keep your cholesterol,diabetes and blood pressure under control. Consult your doctor.


 
 
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