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Judy's Run
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STROKE DETECTION

Know how to Recognize the Symptoms of Stroke

REMEMBER the F.A.S.T. method to identify a Stroke!
F  - Face: Does the face look uneven?
A  - Arms: Do the arms appear uneven when raised?
S  - Speech: Is the speech distored, can they say "The Sky Is Blue"?           
T  - Time: Time Is Of The Essence! It is important to get help FAST!

If ANY ONE of these symptoms appear, call an Ambulance IMMEDIATELY!

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 Scientists Portable Device Acts As Early Detector of Strokes


STROKE AWARENESS 

 
Brochure: Judy's Run for Stroke Awareness and Prevention

 National Stroke Association's Information on Stroke

 Video by Jill Bolte Taylor on her personal experience on stroke  

 
Story by Kris Appel: Bringing Stroke Out Of The Shadows

 Where are the Celebrities? Where is the Media support for Stroke Awareness?


STROKE PREVENTION

 Women and Stroke
 Stroke Prevention Guidelines 
 Stroke Score Card


AFTER AFFECTS FROM STROKE 

 Managing Life at home following a stroke


WHERE TO GET HELP FOR STROKE

 Getting Help
 St. Catherine's Education & Support Group for Patients and Families


 BIONIC DEVICES FOR STROKE SURVIVORS 

 Myomo
 Tibion Bionic Technologies
 Can Tibion Rewire Stroke Survivor's Brain?
 Biomove home device
 Amadeo Robotic Hand Rehabilitation


Awareness of stroke risk, symptoms and appropriate treatment is vital to reducing the incidence and impact of stroke.  A recent study revealed that U.S. public knowledge of stroke risk factors did not improve between 2000 and 2005.

 

*SOURCE: National Stroke Association - http://www.stroke.org/

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