Stroke Month | Common causes of stoke: Pamela Naidoo

For many children, their grandparents and parents are their heroes. Heroes who help them, nurture them and love them. What kids don’t know is that sometimes even heroes need help. Every day up to 360 South Africans are affected by strokes, with data suggesting that about a third of those who suffer a stroke will die, and a quarter will be left with a life-changing disability. The risk of stroke increases with age and in South Africa stroke is the most common cause of death of people older than 50 years. For more on this, we are joined by CEO of the Heart Foundation, Pamela Naidoo at our Seapoint studio.

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