May is National Stroke Awareness Month Tips on Lowering Your Risk of Long-Term Disability
Medically Reviewed by Timothy Hagen, DO
Stroke is the leading cause of death in the United States – with more women suffering a stroke than men, thanks to risk factors, such as migraines, hormone therapy and oral contraceptives. Death from stroke is tragic. Yet, stroke “survivors” can take months to recover from the disabilities. And up to 30% of the stroke survivors never recover.