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American Stroke Association

July 10, 2019

Description

The American Stroke Association is an affiliate of the American Heart Association. On the main page of their website they center a bolded quote about how frequently strokes occur and lead to death, worldwide. Scroll down and take advantage of the browse tool or the extra large search bar, if you know exactly what you’re looking for. They report the latest stroke-related news to help keep you informed on recent advancements.

 

Resources

The site has multiple tabs to serve as resources for interested readers These include ‘Help & Support’, how to ‘Get Involved’, and where to ‘Find Your Local Office’. These types of resources show you where you can get or provide assistance in your area. You can scroll down further on the main page and find events in your area by simply entering your zip code. Browse the revolving ‘Stroke Video Gallery’ or use the ‘Support Group Finder’ at the bottom of the page.

F.A.S.T.

One big display the nonprofit features on their site is how to learn the F.A.S.T. warning signs and possibly saving a life in the occurrence of a stroke. “F” is for face-dropping — when one side of someone’s face drops or becomes numb. The “A” is for arm weakness — when an arm becomes weak or numb. The “S” is for speech, specifically slurred speech. Lastly, ‘T” is for “Time to Call 9-1-1” if someone shows any of the F.A.S.T. symptoms.

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