Stroke Stories for Long Beach Memorial

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The Misconceptions of Stroke

For being the No. 1 cause of long-term disability, and the No. 4 cause of death in the U.S., stroke - or brain attack - is often one of the most misunderstood diseases.

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Stopping Stroke. Saving Lives.

Sudden numbness of the face. Confusion. Trouble speaking. Loss of balance. As Linda Campa was learning about these stroke symptoms in a job orientation, she lost vision in her left eye.

Jim Wilkins

Life After A Stroke

Jim Wilkins’ life changed forever when he had a stroke one night. Not recognizing the symptoms—blurred vision, numbness, trouble walking—he delayed getting help until morning.

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