Stroke

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

If you think you're having a stroke, time is of the essence. The types of procedures that can be done these days are much more advanced than ever before. On this edition of The Body Show, a talk with an expert about the latest in interventional treatment of strokes available in the islands. 6:30 PM on HPR-1

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

You have to act fast if you think you're having a stroke. It's important to know the signs and symptoms, and what to do. Next time on The Body Show, Dr. Kozak will discuss the latest in diagnosis and management of strokes right here in the islands.

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Wikimedia Commons

If you notice facial asymmetry, arm weakness or slurred speech it could be a sign of something serious like a stroke, and you need to act fast. Today on the Body Show, we talk with an expert about what happens after you call 911 and the lifesaving medications that are available to help.

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

  Facial drooping, arm weakness, slurred speech, and time- that's the meaning behind FAST, the pneumonic to remember the signs of someone having a stroke. Learn more with Dr. Matt Koenig.