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  • Writer's pictureDr. Mark D. Gomez

Time is brain: Stroke warning signs to know | Episode 70

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Strokes are the leading cause of serious disability among adults and the fifth leading cause of death in the United States.

May is Stroke Awareness Month and is an opportunity to empower ourselves, our families, and our communities to make the right health decisions to lower our stroke risk. Stroke is 80% preventable. Learn what you can do right now to reduce your chance of stroke and/or that of a loved one.

In Episode 70, my guest, Matthew McCoyd, MD, Board-certified neurologist, associate professor and residency program director, neurology, at Loyola Medicine, and I discuss how to recognize the signs of stroke, how stroke is treated and ways to prevent one.

Click here listen and learn more. Remember, you can find all Health 360 with Dr. G podcasts on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, at, or listen on your favorite podcast app!



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