Early Education and Understanding Risks are Keys to Reducing Stroke Rates in Young Adults


According to a new study published recently in The New England Journal of Medicine, globally, one in four people over age 25 is now at risk for stroke during their lifetime. The growing burden of stroke on young adults Surveys mentioned in the study indicate the global burden of stroke has been increasing, and the prevention of […]

King Wilder, 57, never knew he had a hole in his heart until he had a stroke


Listen to this 911 call and share Mr. Wilder’s  chilling experience of what it feels like to be having a stroke and not be able to communicate.  It was later determined that the cause of his stroke was probably caused from a PFO (patent foramen ovale), or hole in his heart.   As shared by […]

10 Year Old Girl Uses Knowledge of Stroke to Save her Grandpa’s Life


Source: Steve Harris / News 4 St. Louis,Mo. (KMOV.com) Kids are Never too Young to Know-Stroke and SAVE Lives! Follow the link and watch this great video to learn how the young bright mind of 4th grader Sophia Tabors recognized the stroke warning signs and took FAST action to save her grandpa.  As Steve Harris from News […]

YES, a STROKE is “IN YOUR HEAD”!!!


So Doc, don’t be so quick to send me home with migraine meds.  Don’t assume your own Doctor is  paying attention to your STROKE Warning signs. KNOW-STROKE! Why?? Read and Share Derrick Burns Story originally posted on my Know-Stroke.org Facebook Page “Burns had severe headaches for days before his stroke. A few weeks after spring practice […]

“The Doctors” Need to Get it Right on PFO Closure


If you agree with my previous post on PFO Closure and Patient Respect (and how the Doctors got it wrong) please SEND YOUR REMARKS Directly to The Doctors and let them know. Here’s How: http://thedoctorstv.com/main/ask_our_doctors Here was mine: Think you need to do a “do over” on your show on PFO (patent foramen ovale) and […]

Did Serene Branson have a stroke on live TV last evening during the Grammys?


by David Dansereau for Know-Stroke.org And is CBS and perhaps the folks involved in Miss Branson’s care that evening guilty of not knowing the stroke warning signs??  You decide… There are reports from LA circulating that a local reporter , Serene Branson, may have experienced a stroke or “some kind of neurological event” while reporting […]

About Donations to Tedy’s Team


Tedys-Team-Donations Frequently Asked Questions (Source: American Stroke Association/a division of the American Heart Association) Here’s a few commonly asked questions and the answers are provided by the American Stroke Association. Please review these FAQ’s when considering tedys-team-donations Where does the money go? Funds raised through Tedys-Team are used locally for research, advocacy, and education programs […]

Perhaps we should be asking physicians to “GIVE ME FIVE” more minutes


In my last post I discussed how to recognize a stroke and the controversy surrounding which method or reminders are the best tools to use to educate the public on stroke awareness. https://knowstroke.wordpress.com/2008/05/06/give-me-five-for-stroke-or-act-fast/ I also set aside some time last month in my business ezine, Health-E-News to remind my subscribers about just how much more […]