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Stroke Awareness Month

Did you know May is Stroke Awareness Month? Almost 800,000 people suffer from a stroke every year in America. Early detection is pivitol in treating a stroke. Know the signs so you won’t be caught unaware if you or a loved one suffers from a stroke.

What is a stroke?

There are a few different types, but it is basically when there is bleeding within the brain. It can be caused by a blocked blood vessel, aneurysm, high blood pressure, and hemorrhage. The damage caused by a stroke can be temporary or permanent. A Traumatic Brain Injury may occur and loss of motor skills is also common.

Stay tuned to learn more about strokes and how to help prevent and treat them through diet, lifestyle and of course, hyperbaric oxygen therapy.


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