Greenville, S.C. (WSPA)- May is American Stroke Month and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association is raising awareness for the no. 5 cause of death and no. 1 cause of disability.
AHA has some facts about stroke to be aware of:
80% of stroke are preventable
South Carolina sits in the “stroke belt” meaning, we are at higher risk for stroke
1 in 3 young adults don’t know how to spot a stroke
Women have a higher risk of stroke
To donate to AHA visit their website. Funds toward research and community efforts in stroke and heart attack prevention in the Upstate