New RTH Stroke Awareness Video Debuts

The Rth Stroke Foundation’s “Shadow Of Stroke Campaign” Team has released a new video for stroke awareness month that addresses stroke risk factors. The video’s aim is to raise awareness in that unhealthy eating and medical conditions like Diabetes and Hypertension can lead to stroke. This brief, fun, and educational video is perfect for sharing over social media with friends and family as it highlights stroke risk factors and warning signs in a timely manner that is ideal for helping spread information in stroke awareness month.

 

Stroke Awareness Month Arrives

May is stroke awareness month and everyone should set aside at least a few minutes this month to familiarize themselves with the signs and risk factors for stroke. Stroke – unlike other ailments, is a disease that is 80% preventable.

Risk Factors:

High Blood Pressure

Diabetes

Heart Disease

Depression

Smoking Tobacco Products

Excessive Alcohol

Unhealthy Eating

Lack of Exercise

Obesity

 

Stroke Warning Signs:

Sudden weakness or numbness of the face, arm, or leg.

Sudden confusion and trouble speaking or understanding.

Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes.

Sudden trouble with walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination.

Sudden, severe headache with no known cause.

 

As always, the RTH Stroke Foundation along with its programs will be out during the month of May raising awareness and combating stroke wherever possible. Check our calendar to see a list of upcoming seminars in your area.