Luke Perry's Death And Stroke Prevention

The tragic death of actor Luke Perry has reminded us that many of us are not too young to have a stroke. It's important to understand prevention, and know the signs of when someone is having a stroke.

Risk factors for all age groups include:

  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Tobacco use

When determining if you or a loved one is having a stroke, remember FAST

F = Face: drooping or sagging on one side

A = Arm: weakness on one side of the body

S = Speech: slurred or difficulty getting words out

T = Time: Call 911 quickly and seek urgent attention.

For more info about causes of stroke, prevention, and warning signs, click here.

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