Stroke teaches woman importance of listening to what your body is saying - LubbockOnline.com


Dina Fitz was a healthy, active 44-year-old. One moment changed all that. For the past three years Fitz has lived with the effects left by the stroke, when the blood supply was cut off from her brain.

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The American Heart Association predicts that in the next 40 years strokes are expected to increase among Mexican-Americans by 350 percent.
“That is a very, very significant difference,” said Dr. Jongyeol Kim, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center chief of Cerebrovascular Disease, Neurology and University
Medical Center Stroke Program medical director....

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