Health and Wellness

Knowing symptoms key to surviving strokes

By ERIN TIERNEY, [email protected] 

It’s the third-leading cause of death in Oregon. Yet, it doesn’t even hurt.

What’s worse is that, oftentimes, you don’t even know it’s happening.Recognizing the symptoms of stroke and seeking immediate medical attention can mean the difference of recovering almost completely and suffering major impairments, or worse. 

But if it does happen to you or a loved one – as it had for some 1,400 patients in 2021 – the Willamette Valley is your best bet for . . .