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FAST is an easy-to-remember way to recognize the signs of stroke. Learn more in our infographic.
According to the American Heart Association, stroke was the second leading global cause of death behind heart disease in 2013, accounting for 11.8% of total deaths worldwide.
Minimizing the long-term effects of stroke requires fast action, an important lesson the Thanaratsuthikul family learned during the most critical moments of their mother’s stroke.
Hypertension is well worth preventing.
In the past 40 years, the number of adults with hypertension the medical term for high blood pressure has nearly doubled, to more than 1.1 billion worldwide.
Enjoy the Thailand summer while you steer clear of any dangers.
When the arteries in the brain become narrow, clot, or burst, there can be an interruption of blood supply to the brain. Mild to severe brain damage, paralysis, and even death can all be caused by stroke.
So what happens to your body when you suffer from heatstroke, and what are the ways in preventing it? Let’s take a closer look at the warning signs.
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According to the World Stroke Organization (WSO), stroke claims a life every six seconds. Stroke prevention starts with reducing risk factors