Sudden Weakness? It May Not Be Love…

The Heart and Stroke Foundation is kicking off their Stroke awareness campaign, “It May Not Be Love”. Each year, more than 2000 people in British Columbia die from Stroke. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the province and the number one cause of acquired long-term disability in adults. Yet in a 2010 Heart and Stroke Foundation survey, only 45% of British Columbians respondents could name two or more warning signs of stroke. Only 71% said they would call 9-1-1 immediately if someone was having a stroke.

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