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Strike a Stroke - Time to act FAST

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Normally , I prefer giving lectures and sessions and not necessarily listening to one. But , when the doctor speaks you must hear and pay attention .
I was at an elite Delhi gathering recently for a personal get together when in the neighbouring hall we heard someone tell us that a lady who seemed absolutely normal walked across to get some tea and fell down .
People gathered around her, made her sit and offered her tea and asked if everything was ok.  She nodded, as per them and everything was normal hence. 
The only caveat being that within 4-5 hours of this incident she passed away . 
She suffered a Stroke .  I was both shocked and sad to hear about this and think that some of Delhi's most elite people were at that gathering and yet everyone missed out on this particular thing . And so , I decided to do my bit to spread the word across so that a life can be saved by anyone anywhere. 





Stroke occurs when the supply of blood to the brain is either interrupted or reduced. When this happ…