May is American Stroke Awareness Month, and according to the Stroke Center, nearly 800,000 adults in the U.S. suffer from this disorder every year. A stroke can be potentially lethal, but can also lead to debilitating issues related to mobility and speech.
Stokes are caused by blockages in the brain, and often occur as the result of years of bad diet or poor exercise. Many of the same life style choices that can contribute to heart disease also put individuals at risk for having a stroke. For older adults, these problems are only exacerbated.
This Stroke Awareness Month, consider making healthy …read more