We know searching for stroke information can be a daunting task. So, to help you, we've compiled a list of respected sources of information to help you understand risk factors, warning signs, prevention and treatment options.
Cleveland Clinic Cerebrovascular Center Patient Education — Download articles and watch podcasts to learn about risk factors, warning signs and treatment options from our Telestroke Partner.
National Stroke Association — Get detailed information on prevention, recovery, signs and symptoms and other information about stroke.
Increasing Stroke Awareness — Article by Jim Baranski, CEO and executive director of the National Stroke Association, published in the FDA Consumer Magazine.
Knowledge of Risk Factors and Warning Signs of Stroke — Article by Marcus B. Nicol and Amanda G. Thrift, National Stroke Research Institute. Published in Vascular Health and Risk Management.
Each year, approximately 795,000 people suffer a stroke. About 600,000 of these are first attacks, and 185,000 are recurrent attacks.
On average, someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds.
Stroke is the leading cause of death in the US. Each month, 15 to 20 Tuscarawas County residents have a stroke. Act FAST to get them treatment as quickly as possible.
Patients who arrive at the emergency room within three hours of experiencing first signs of symptoms tend to be healthier three months after a stroke than those whose care is delayed.