Stroke Prevention FLYER

Stroke Prevention


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!

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.


Be warned stoke is a killer disease.





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