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May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and it is very significant to me, because I am a stroke survivor. As a stroke survivor, I consider myself to be a miracle. One of my goals in life is to educate Americans (particularly Black men), that 80% of strokes can be prevented with knowledge and education. Strokes have the potential to be a silent killer, and nearly 85% of all strokes that occur show no warning signs. Although there are no major warning signs, there are risk factors, diseases, and health issues, which make an individual more susceptible to having a stroke. High blood pressure (hypertension) is the number one cause in the country for a stroke and it can be regulated with medicine, a proper diet, monitoring your blood pressure and a healthy lifestyle. "Healthcare in one of the wealthiest countries on the face of this earth is not a primary focus or concern. In this society, many people are not interested in improving their health. They prefer to take a chance and hope that

Learn Your Numbers During Stroke Awareness Month | Dallas Weekly

It’s estimated that as many as 800,000 Americans die each year from a stroke. May is American Stroke Month and the American Stroke Association wants to remind you that up to 80 percent of all strokes can be prevented by making some basic lifestyle changes. Dr. Dennis Wang, with CHI Franciscan in Tacoma, says these good habits are obvious, but important. "Exercising more, eating a healthy diet, keeping weight off or excess weight off. These are all things we can all do,” he said.It’s estimated that as many as 800,000 Americans die each year from a stroke. May is American Stroke Month and the American Stroke Association wants to remind you that up to 80 percent of all strokes can be prevented by making some basic lifestyle changes. Dr. Dennis Wang, with CHI Franciscan in Tacoma, says these good habits are obvious, but important. "Exercising more, eating a healthy diet, keeping weight off or excess weight off. These are all things we can all do,” he said.

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