- Monitor your blood pressure.
- Control your cholesterol.
- Keep your blood sugar down.
- Get active.
- Eat better.
- Lose weight if you need to.
- Don’t smoke.
Stroke Warning Signs
Know the warning signs of a stroke, this may be the difference between recovery and disability. Learn to think and act F.A.S.T.
Does one side of the face droop or is it numb? Ask the person to smile is it an even smile.
Is one arm weak of numb? Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?
Is speech slurred or hard to understand? Ask the person to repeat sentence. “A hummingbird has neon colors”
Time To Call 9-1-1
If someone shows any of these symptoms call 9-1-1. Know the time the symptoms started.