In the Czech Republic every second person dies of cerebrovascular disease (stroke, heart attack). Every year there is more than 22 milion victims of these diseases in the world. Contemporary medicine would be able to prevent lots of deceases and effects if people knew how to react to caused symptoms. Therefore, it is important to know how you can recognize stroke and heart attack, how to react and what to do for prevention. It is enough to know basic information to be able to save human´s life.