Nearly 800,000 people suffer a stroke each year in the United States, so what are the telltale signs we need to watch out for? We hear from Dr. Daniel Sacchetti, DO, director of stroke for Southcoast Health.
Learn more about Dr. Sacchetti at www.southcoast.org/doctors/daniel-sacchetti-do/ and about Southcoast Health stroke care at www.southcoast.org/services/brain-and-spine-treatment /stroke-care/.
Here are more resources on how to make healthy lifestyle changes and control health conditions that increase stroke risk:
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association: https://www.stroke.org/en/
Stroke Prevention and Control in Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/stroke-prevention-and-control
Massachusetts Stroke Resources: https://www.mass.gov/lists/stroke-resources
Stroke symptoms: https://www.stroke.org/en/about-stroke/stroke-symptoms https://www.mass.gov/service-details/stroke-signs-and-symptoms-act-fast
Stroke Family Warmline: https://www.stroke.org/en/help-and-support/for-family-caregivers/stroke-family-warmline
Stroke Support Group Finder: https://www.stroke.org/en/stroke-support-group-finder
Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program: https://www.mass.gov/massachusetts-tobacco-cessation-and-prevention-program-mtcp
SSTAR – Smoking Cessation https://www.sstar.org/smoking-cessation/
Meet at the Open Access Center, 386 Stanely Street, Fall River, MA 02720. Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for admission. There is a smoking cessation group on Tuesday mornings at 10:30.