Stroke Awareness Month
FAMILY MATTERS - Dr. Lisa Yanase, Providence Stroke Neurologist
90% of Americans do not recognize the signs of stroke, the number three cause of death in the U.S.
At the Streaks for Stroke event at Clackamas Town Center … people can get a free red streak in their hair and also get screened for high blood pressure – a leading cause of stroke. The nurses there will have tips for people who have high blood pressure- ways to lower it, etc. and also information on the other risk factors.
• Stroke is the nation’s #4 killer and the leading cause of long term disability.