By Martie Cruz
February is American Heart Month and a great time to brush up on the things we all need to know to maintain a healthy heart. Heart-related problems can strike at any age, but those of us over 60 have a significantly higher risk for heart disease, heart attacks, cardiac arrest and stroke.
While these events can sometimes be catastrophic regardless, getting immediate medical attention can often lessen the potential damage and even save lives. According to the American Heart Association, here are some of the warning signs to look for if you suspect you or someone you're with is having a heart attack or stroke, or going into cardiac arrest.
Stroke: (With stroke, the American Heart Association recommends you remember the acronym F.A.S.T., for the first letter of each of the below)
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