Stroke is an emergency hence calls for immediate intervention in case of occurrence.To identify stroke use F.A.S.T
v On top of F.A.S.T. take note of sudden onset of: leg numbness, confusion, difficulty to understand, difficulty in seeing, difficulty in walking, spinning, unstable gait and posture and headache of unknown origin.
Knowledge is power be informed!
v Stroke is preventable. 1. Quit smoking and limit alcohol intake 2. Control high blood pressure and cholesterol 3. Watch your weight 4. Eat healthily; foods rich in fiber, AVOID FAST FOODS. 5. Regular exercise 30 minutes a day.
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