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Aug 19, 2015

Prevent stroke damage-—take the quiz

What you know—and don’t know—about strokes could make the difference between saving a life and needless suffering. Take the quiz.brain

You can prevent or minimize stroke damage.

Take the quiz.

Learn the signs of a stroke.
Symptoms appear very suddenly as blood flow is cut off to part of the brain. Depending on what area of the brain is affected, there may be
• Confusion
• Dizziness
• Severe headache, especially with no known cause
• Hiccups
• One side of the body is suddenly numb, weak, or unable to move
• Pain in the face, arms, or legs
• Slurred speech or an inability to communicate at all
• Blurry vision, double vision, or loss of vision in one eye without cause
• Difficulty walking

Do the FAST test.
If you suspect someone is having a stroke, remember F-A-S-T because a timely diagnosis is critical.
    Face droops on one side when s/he smiles
    Arm falls to his/her side even if he/she wants to keep the arm raised
    Speech sounds slurred and/or words are jumbled
    Time—if any of the above are True, call 9-1-1; get help in first 3 hours

Seek immediate emergency medical help.
If you suspect a stroke, now is not the time to experiment with a home remedy.

Decrease your own chances of a stroke.
• Maintain a healthy weight
• Exercise daily
• Eat more fresh fruits and vegetables
• Limit salt, fat, and alcohol in your diet
• Control your blood pressure and cholesterol
• Eliminate as much stress as possible

Speed your recovery from a stroke with these homeopathic remedies.
While not a substitute for emergency medical care, your homeopath may prescribe these remedies to aid in your recovery
Aconite for shock
Arnica for concussion, trauma, and bruising
Aurum muriaticum for depression, particularly in highly conscientious and dutiful people
Baryta carbonica for fatigue and weakness with mind dullness
Gelsemium for speech difficulties, weakness, and trembling

Strokes do permanent damage. Learn all you can to limit the toll they take on those you love.

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