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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - May is Stroke Awareness Month and it affects more women than men. Stroke is the third leading cause of death for women by comparison, its the fifth leading cause of death for men. Every year 55 thousand more women have strokes than men.
Neurologist Dr. Ashish Nanda at SSM Health St. Clare and stroke survivor Kathy Howard talk about the warning signs.