IS THE SIDE OF YOUR FACE NUMB?
Ask the person to smile. Is the person's smile uneven?
IS ONE ARM WEAK OR NUMB?
Ask the person to lift both arms. Does one arm drift downwards?
IS YOUR SPEECH SLURRED?
Is the person unable to speak or hard to understand? Have them repeat a simple sentence like, "The sky is blue."
Time to Call 9-1-1
CALL 9-1-1 IMMIDIATELY
If someone shows any of these symptoms, call 9-1-1 and get to a hospital right away! *Remember to check the time to note when the first symptoms appeared.
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Heart Foundation Healthy Active Ageing animation – Heart Foundation A snapshot of the Heart Foundations Healthy Active Ageing Module, housed on www.healthyactivebydesign.com.au The animation is an easy to understand video that identifies why we need to address ageing.
5 Steps to Healthy Living with AFib This video is an overview of the AFib 5, five key steps people with AFib can take to help manage their AFib.
The Human Bean: 40 days on a tin-bean diet Inspired by a half-page scene in John Steinbeck’s Tortilla Flat, where a family of poor, super healthy kids eat an almost exclusive bean diet, Beau decides to do much the same thing. Eating only the contents of 191 tins of beans over 40 days transforms Beau…
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Terrie Dashiell Discusses Living Healthy After a Congestive Heart Failure Diagnosis In this WBAL-AM “Know Your Health” radio clip, Terrie Dashiell, M.S, RN, CCP, manager of Community Health Improvement at LifeBridge Health, discusses how to live healthy after you have been diagnosed with congestive heart failure. To learn more about Ms. Dashiell visit: http://www.lifebridgehealth.org/Main/TerrieODashiell.aspx To…
Speaking from the Heart – Ch 2: Eating for a Healthy Heart
Wellness 101- How to Improve Your Heart Health My man… Sitting on the couch, enjoying that pastrami on rye and lovin’ the pork rinds with a big ol’ glass of diet soda. You watching the game? What’s the score? I’ll tell you what the score is! One out of every four Americans will die from…
British Heart Foundation – Your weight and heart disease https://www.bhf.org.uk/heart-health/preventing-heart-disease/managing-your-weight Being overweight or obese can put extra strain on your heart, making it more likely that you will suffer from cardiovascular disease. Laura shares her fight against fat and how eating well has transformed her life.
Healthy for Life Orientation – Module 1 Provides an overview of the Healthy for Life Initiative, a collaboration with Aramark.
An Innovative Approach To Eating Healthier | Healthy For Life John Zillmer, CEO of Aramark has joined forces with the American Heart Association to build healthier lives through Healthy for Life. The initiative aims to change food and health attitudes and behaviors, equipping individuals with new skills for healthy living.