American Heart Disease Month

Spot a stroke F.A.S.T.:

  • Face Drooping Does one side of the face droop or is it numb? Ask the person to smile.
  • Arm Weakness Is one arm weak or numb? Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?
  • Speech Difficulty Is speech slurred, are they unable to speak, or are they hard to understand? Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence, like “the sky is blue.” Is the sentence repeated correctly?
  • Time to call 9-1-1 If the person shows any of these symptoms, even if the symptoms go away, call 9-1-1 and get them to the hospital immediately.

 

Everything you need to know about the new cardiovascular prevention guidelines released by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology. Understanding New Prevention Guidelines: http://ow.ly/t7yEB

 

Here’s a list of 28 #healthy snacks, 100 calories or less! http://ow.ly/t7yO3

 

American Heart Disease Month animations that help explain high blood pressure and many other cardiovascular diseases: http://bit.ly/1f87Rmq