Dr Michael Pollack from the Stroke Foundation spoke about the life expectancy for people who have a stroke and who suffer from depression, On World Health Day the Stroke Foundation is focusing on the psychological needs of stroke survivors.

Dr Pollack goes onto saying that the stroke foundation are trying to focus their efforts for on the people who have depression and anxiety when they have a stroke, statistics also show that 50,000 people will have a stroke this year, 1 in 3 people who suffer from a stroke will be of working age, Also with the aging population the stroke foundation are seeing more people suffering from strokes because of the aging statistics.

If you would like more information about the stroke foundation you can visit their website here https://strokefoundation.org.au/ 

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