Monday, October 28, 2013

Health - Tomorrow is World Stroke Day

In today's show, we spoke to Anika Barnard - A registered dietician at the Heart and Stroke Foundation to tell us more about who is at risk of having a stroke. This week marks Stroke Week and tomorrow is World Stroke Day. According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, stroke is the 3rd biggest killer in South Africa. The Foundation reiterates that stroke is a very real issue that many people are not aware of because of the belief that it only happens to older people, yet they are increasingly starting to see strokes in younger people too. For further information you can contact the foundation on 0860 1 43278 (0860 1 HEART) or visit www.heartfoundation.co.za 

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