Dr. Tim Mikesell on how to spot the warning signs of stroke FAST

Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder

Dr. Paul Nyquist points to spots of possible damage caused by a stroke, on a scan of Renee-Nicole Douceur’s brain at a news conference at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Friday, Oct. 28, 2011. Douceur was evacuated from a South Pole research station two months after she experienced a stroke, and doctors believe that she will recover almost completely with proper treatment. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Bill and Wendy chat with Dr. Tim Miksell, Co-Director of the Stroke Program at Advocate Health Care. Dr. Mikesell spoke about how to recognize the symptoms of a stroke, what immediate steps to take when a stroke happens, the natural solutions you can implement to prevent strokes from occurring, and much more.

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