THE POWER OF WOMEN IN MEDIA WEBINAR

RAISING AWARENESS, EMPOWERING WOMEN AND SAVING LIVES

Each year stroke kills twice as many women as breast cancer - yet only 37% of women know their risk factors and symptoms - MAY IS STROKE AWARENESS MONTH -LEARN THAT STROKE IS PREVENTABLE, TREATABLE & BEATABLE



76 percent of U.S. adult women use Facebook, 30 percent of women check their social media outlets multiple times per day and 53 percent of women are likely to access deals for a particular brand or item through social media.



Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. It kills more women than all cancers combined. Among Hispanic women, heart disease and cancer cause roughly the same number of deaths each year. For American Indian or Alaska Native and Asian or Pacific Islander women, heart disease is second only to cancer.



What Women Don't Know About Stroke Could Kill Them


Women do not think they are going to have a stroke. They think stroke is a man’s disease. Stroke is the third leading cause of death for women (in comparison, stroke is the fifth leading cause of death for men).


Taking birth control pills.

Being pregnant.

Using Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT),

Suffering from migraine headaches with aura.


Learn 11 symptoms of stroke that are unique to women.


Loss of consciousness or fainting

General weakness

Difficulty or shortness of breath

Confusion, unresponsiveness or disorientation

Sudden behavioral change

Agitation

Hallucination

Nausea or vomiting

Pain

Seizures

Hiccups


Because women live longer than men, the impact on their lives could be devastating.


Live alone when they have a stroke


Be more likely to live in a long term health care facility after a stroke


Have a worse recovery after stroke


While women are sharing details about their relationships, jobs, brand preferences, political affiliations and religious stance on social media, we are allowing 1 in 4 women to die by not sharing the warning signs of our leading cause of death heart disease and Stroke.


Use your social network to increase stroke awareness. Save the life of a family member, a friend and yourself!

Questions and answers that can save your life:

1- COMMON STROKE SYMPTOMS

2- UNIQUE SYMPTOMS IN WOMEN

3- UNIQUE RISK FACTORS IN WOMEN - Pregnancy, hormone replacement therapy

4- STROKE PREVENTION FOR WOMEN - What is F.A.S.T.

5- FOOD FOR MEDICINE

6 PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR MEDICINE -

7- JOIN American Stroke Association & Go Red For Women

THE POWER OF WOMEN IN MEDIA & STROKE AWARENESS

Thursday, May 26th 2016 at 12-1pm

This is an online event.

REGISTER FOR FREE NOW - LIMITED GUEST


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