Which is worse, a stroke or a heart attack? Watch to find out.
In this video, we’re going to talk about strokes and heart attacks. If you HAD to pick one, would you choose a stroke or a heart attack? Let me know in the comments below.
0:00 Introduction: Stroke or Heart Attack: Which Would You Rather Have?
0:16 What is a stroke?
0:30 What is a heart attack?
1:35 Signs of stroke
2:48 Why strokes and heart attacks are caused by the same things
4:11 Signs arterial inflammation
5:24 Three ways to reduce inflammation
6:49 Share your success story!
Let’s take a look at which is worse.
What is a stroke? A stroke is either a blood clot or plaquing that has dislodged somewhere in your body, stopping blood flow.
Signs of a stroke:
F - Face is drooping on one side
A - Arm weak on one side
S - Speech difficulty
T - Time (no time to waste)
What is a heart attack? A heart attack is either a blood clot or plaquing that has dislodged in your heart, stopping blood flow to heart muscle tissue. Did you know that 48% of the US population has a heart problem? Strokes and heart attacks are virtually the same—they are just in different locations.
I would personally rather have a heart attack than a stroke. Here’s why.
A stroke can paralyze half of your body, leading to difficulties getting around and doing basic tasks.
A stroke has a 28% mortality rate, while a heart attack has a 12% mortality rate.
Did you know what the #1 cause of death is heart attack, and the 5th leading cause of death is stroke?
It’s important to get a CAC (coronary artery calcification) test. This is one of the best predictors of heart attacks. S
trokes and heart attacks are often caused by the same thing: inflammation.
Inflammation causes damage to your arteries. Your body then uses cholesterol and calcium as a Bandaid to patch up damaged arterial tissue. In turn, this can lead to artery blockages.
A high-carb diet and the overconsumption of omega-6 fatty acids are the biggest causes of inflammation in the body.