STROKE AWARENESS MONTH 2017
Stroke prevention is about more than preventing a stroke from happening, but being able to recognize the signs and symptoms. Spot a stroke by using the acronym FAST:F: Face
If you or someone you know experiences drooping, weakness or difficulty with the above acronym please call 911 immediately. You could save their life!
Some important steps you can take to reduce your risk for stroke:
- Keep your blood pressure and cholesterol levels within normal limits
- If you smoke, QUIT!
- Stay active and maintain a healthy weight
- Eat healthier
PHYSICAL FITNESS AWARENESS MONTH 2017
Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health. People of all ages and body types can be physically active. In children, physical activity can improve muscular fitness, bone health, and heart health. In adults, physical activity can lower the risk for heart disease, type 2 Diabetes, and some types of cancer.
You want to aim for 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate aerobic activity each week.
Did you know that regular physical activity increases your chances of living a longer, healthier life?