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Remember the Acronym: FAST

FAST is an easy-to-remember way to recognize the signs of stroke. Learn more in our infographic.

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What to do in Case of a Stroke: Act FAST

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.

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The critical hour of Stroke

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.

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Hypertension Prevention: 4 Simple Tips for Healthier Blood Pressure

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.

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The Heat is On! How to Enjoy the Thailand Summer While Avoiding Heatstroke

Enjoy the Thailand summer while you steer clear of any dangers.

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Are You Aware of the Dangers of Stroke?

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.

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How to Prevent Heatstroke During the Thai Summer

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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Health Briefs

9 out of 10 strokes are preventable | Loneliness may lead to heart problems | Lack of exercise may shrink your brain

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Q & A: Stroke

According to the World Stroke Organization (WSO), stroke claims a life every six seconds. Stroke prevention starts with reducing risk factors

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