Mayo Clinic’s Dr. David Miller, director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center in Jacksonville, Florida, shares more about stroke and what you need to know. Visit http://mayocl.in/2nOwlve for more information on care at Mayo Clinic or to request an appointment.
More than 800,000 strokes happen in the United States annually. Strokes can happen to anyone, of any age. Stroke remains the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. and the leading cause of long-term disability. Understanding the risk for stroke, the signs and the need for timely care can help patients achieve a better outcome.