There is a fatal stroke somewhere in the world every 10 seconds. But strokes don’t always have to be fatal. Understanding the signs of stroke and what action to take can at the extreme be the difference between life and death: taking the right actions as quickly as possible will, for survivors, also reduce immediate and longer term impact of a stroke. For stroke survivors, the journey back to improved health can be a long and frustrating one, and understanding how to care for a stroke victim at home is also essential.
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