This is National Stroke Awareness Month. Stroke is a leading cause of death in the United States, killing nearly 130,000 Americans each year — that’s 1 of every 18 deaths, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. On average, one American dies from stroke every 4 minutes, costing the United States an estimated $38.6 billion each year.
Join The Wall Street Journal’s Shirley Wang, the American Academy of Neurology, the American Stroke Association, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and Mayo Clinic for a Twitter Chat Wednesday, May 29 from 1-2 p.m. ET #strokechat
Bring your questions and we’ll discuss risk, causes, symptoms, treatment methods, new therapies and research, and prevention. Log in to tweetchat.com to more easily follow the flow of the conversation.