Most women do not realize that a stroke can affect anyone at any age. In fact, according to the American Stroke Association, more than 100,000 U.S. women under 65 will have a stroke. Reducing even one risk may greatly lower your chances of having a stroke.

Free Stroke Screening

To learn more about stroke and your risk factors, attend a free stroke screening hosted by Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake on Saturday, June 6 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. The screening will be held in the hospital’s West Tower, Suite 207, which is located at 9330 Poppy Drive (near Garland Road and North Buckner Boulevard). Reservations are required. Call 866-764-3627 today to make your appointment.

Signs of a Stroke

Recognizing the symptoms of a stroke and seeking prompt medical care can greatly improve your chances of recovery. The signs of a stroke may include the sudden onset of one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg
  • Confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
  • Trouble walking, dizziness or loss of balance or coordination
  • Trouble seeing in one or both eyes
  • Severe headache with no known cause 

Quality Stroke Care in East Dallas

When someone is having a stroke, they need prompt emergency medical care. That is why it is important to go to Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake, which has been awarded the Gold Seal of Approval™ by The Joint Commission's Primary Stroke Center Certification program. As a Primary Stroke Center, the hospital follows national standards and guidelines that can significantly improve outcomes for stroke patients.

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Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake

9400 Poppy Drive
Dallas, TX 75218


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