Tips for Daily Living Library - Stroke Prevention

Updated:Sep 22,2014

Prevention Tips

Stroke Warning Signs Awareness By Shawna Valencia

Act F.A.S.T. (Face drooping, Arm weakness, Speech difficulty, Time to call 9-1-1)! Don't get discouraged feel what's in your gut and go to the emergency room.

Healthy Eating Tips by Stroke Survivor, Lisa Williams

If blood pressure was the leading factor of your stroke, look for apps that will help you easily keep track of your sodium intake. Read, read, read labels. Fresh fruits and vegetables help fill you up and have very little sodium. Spice it up when you cook and soon you won't notice you're not adding salt to your foods.

Ditch the Salt! By Stroke Survivor, Gregory Hughes

Remove the salt and shaker from the house. Hide it, trash it, whatever is necessary. Be very aware of salt cravings and have a substitute ready.

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