Spread the Word: Time = Brain

  • Half of all strokes are caused by uncontrolled blood pressure. Take your pills!

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  • Being a caregiver to a disabled spouse can be stressful - and can also increase stroke risk by 23 percent.

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  • People with diabetes can reduce stroke risk by controlling their blood sugar.

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  • Hispanics are more likely to have storkes much younger than other groups (age 67 vs age 80).

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  • Stroke is the leading cause of disability in the United States.

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  • After age 35, your stroke risk doubles every 10 years.

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  • In the United States, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds.

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  • Working more than 40 hours a week ups your risk for stroke.

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