Stroke Survivor Stacia Matthews Joins Us Today To Spread Awareness & Share Her Story.
Stacia is a former TV news medical reporter and stroke survivor
More Info About Women and Strokes Here: https://www.cdc.gov/stroke/women.htm
The lifetime risk of stroke for women between the ages of 55 and 75 in the United States is 1 in 5.1
Stroke kills twice as many women as breast cancer does, making stroke the third leading cause of death for women.
These facts are alarming, but there is good news:
4 in 5 strokes are preventable.
WHAT’S YOUR RISK?
WHAT ARE THE SIGNS?
That’s why it’s important to know your risk for stroke and take action to reduce the risk.
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