SPEAKS AT MENDED HEARTS

Brittany Bryan from the Piedmont Athens Regional speakers bureau was the speaker recently for Mended Hearts chapter 171 of North Georgia, Commerce.

Brittany Bryan from the Piedmont Athens Regional speakers bureau was the speaker recently for Mended Hearts chapter 171 of North Georgia , Commerce. She spoke about the leading causes and symptoms of strokes. Stroke is a leading cause of disability She said that 80 percent of strokes can be prevented.

She said to look for signs of a stroke, which include:

B. Balance lost

E. Eyesight loss

F. Facial drooping

A. Arm weakness

S. Speech difficulty

T. Time to call 911

“Time is crucial in getting help,” she said.

Mended hearts is a support group for heart patients and their families or caretakers. The group meets the third Monday of each month except June ‪at 7 p.m.‬ in the conference room of Northridge Medical Center.

For more information call President Doug Bridges at ‪706 3384237‬

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