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Stroke Awareness Month

By: Rose McDermott

May is Stroke Awareness Month according to the American Heart Association.

The website provides information about strokes and provides interactive opportunities to learn. 387 more words


Learn Stroke Symptoms FAST

On Saturday, I walked with a young college student for about 15 minutes. His teachers were boring, his work load unrealistic, and several other college sophomore comments you’d expect to hear. 258 more words



It turns out that this Stroke is a gift that keeps on giving…  Nearly a year on and I am still finding new ways that it has changed my body. 585 more words


Knowing the signs of stroke could save a loved one's life — or your own


May is American Stroke Awareness Month, and this year it means a little more to me than any of those other national health campaigns you see mentioned on the television or online. 959 more words


Salt On Old Wounds

Many things go over my head. Good jokes, facial expressions, body language. However I am never one to miss an opportunity of when a good, rich case of irony appears. 406 more words

Mental Health

Stroke In Children

It is commonly believed that strokes can only happen in adults but strokes can happen in children too. Usually children with sickle cell disease are usually the ones who get strokes. 182 more words

Stroke Basics

Causes of Strokes

A stroke occurs when the blood supply to your brain is interrupted or reduced. This deprives your brain of oxygen and nutrients, which can cause your brain cells to die. 246 more words

Stroke Basics