Did you know that 80% of strokes are preventable? In the US, strokes are the 3rd leading cause of death. You’re probably asking yourself…am I at risk? Well, if you have 2 or more of the conditions listed below, unfortunately you are at risk.
Factors such as age and smoking can double your chances of stroke, PAD, and other conditions. If you have two or more of the risk factors listed below, we recommend you participate in the screenings. Here are a few of the common risk factors for stroke, abdominal aortic aneurysms, peripheral vascular disease, and osteoporosis:
• Over 40 yrs. old
• More than 20 lbs. overweight
• Family history
• High cholesterol
• Cigarette smoking (past and current)
• High blood pressure
• Inactive lifestyle
• Heart disease
• TIAs (minor strokes)
• History of broken bones
• Women close to or in menopause
On Tuesday, May 15th and Wednesday, May 16th CCFB is hosting stroke detection screenings for members to detect your risk for stroke in less than 10 minutes.
Call 1-877-732-8258 to make an appointment so YOU aren’t at risk!
CCFB members can save up to $35 on testing.
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