Facts About Stroke
According to the numbers provided by the American Stroke Association, someone in the US has a stroke every 40 seconds. As the third leading cause of death in the United States, strokes most commonly occur in individuals over the age of 65.
Did you know almost 2 million brain cells die every single minute a stroke is left untreated? As a matter of fact, lack of proper treatment is the main reason why strokes are considered one of the leading causes of long-term disabilities in the United States. While strokes are alarming medical concerns that could cause disabilities and even put one’s life on the line, in reality, they are largely treatable and preventable. Read more