Stroke Prevention Program
Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the
brain. According to the American Heart and American Stroke Associations,
stroke is now the third leading cause of death and the leading cause of
serious, long-term disability in the U.S. Fortunately, stroke can be prevented!
Stroke risk is reduced by living a healthy lifestyle, refraining from
smoking, being physically active—among adopting many other positive
Knowledge is power. One of the best ways to live a healthy life and have
a healthy brain is to gather information about stroke prevention! Southwest
General’s “Grey Matters!” is a special program that
educates those aged 18 and older about stroke prevention and brain health.
The program includes:
- Stress and stroke risk assessments (stroke awareness and prevention)
- Laboratory tests for cholesterol, blood sugar (glucose)
- Screening for body mass index (BMI), blood pressure and heart rate
- Complete 12-lead EKG and atrial fibrillation screening
- Carotid artery ultrasound screening (If indicated, other vascular ultrasounds
are available for an additional fee.)
Included in the program is a one-on-one consultation with qualified members
of our health care team who will discuss lab, screening, assessment, EKG
and ultrasound results. There is a one-time, out-of-pocket fee of $60
for the program.
Grey Matters! is offered at:
Southwest General Strongsville Medical Center
18181 Pearl Road
Strongsville, OH 44136
For your convenience, scheduling appointment dates and times is very flexible.
For an appointment, call
Take control of your health, and become armed with information!