Why Minutes Matter
|January 04, 2016|
"Time is Brain." Minimizing the time between the onset of stroke and the beginning of treatment is critical. Time elapsed is one of the biggest determining factor in how much damage a stroke does to the brain. Every minute a stroke goes untreated, roughly 1.9 million brain cells die, which can lead to long-term disability and even death. Strokes should be treated with the same urgency as a heart attack.