May is Stroke Awareness Month and it couldn’t come at a more necessary time. Every 45 seconds someone in America experience a stroke. A stroke causes 32,000 brain cells to die in one second. Almost 700,000 Americans have a new or recurrent stroke and over 165,000 of these people will die. Stokes are the third leading cause of death in the United States. Twice as many women die of stroke than breast cancer every year. Stroke and heart disease will kill twice as many women as cancer. Please learn the symptoms of stroke today and save your life or the life of someone you love.