Friday, September 13 2013, 03:00 PM EDT
Powerful Story to be Told by Young mother and Stroke Survivor
We have received confirmation that Megan Massey, a stroke survivor at the age of 25, will speak at 9:45 a.m. during this Saturday’s (September 14) Power to End Stroke event at Chattanooga State Community College Health Science Center. 

Megan’s story begins as a new mother who experienced stroke symptoms on Mother’s Day 2010 and was rushed to Erlanger Southeast Regional Stroke Center after 12 hours of onset.  Her remarkable story is a testament that not all stroke victims are older individuals with predisposed health conditions and new treatment trials, such as Brainsgate, are leading the way in stroke survival.   

Dr. Thomas Devlin, local neurologist and medical director of the Erlanger Southeast Regional Stroke Center, and other medical specialists will speak about the risk factors, signs and symptoms, and lifestyle changes people need to take to prevent becoming one of the statistics.  Attendees will also learn how Erlanger has become one of the leading stroke centers in the nation with research and cutting edge treatment options. 

Power to End Stroke is presented by Erlanger Health System, American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and Chattanooga State Community Health Institute. 

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