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Warning Signs of a Stroke - F.A.S.T.
Do you know the warning signs of a stroke?
Remembering them could make a huge difference in someone completely recovering from a stroke. Treatments and survival rates have improved greatly thanks to medical advances and increased awareness of the warning signs.


If you haven’t already, take the time now to educate yourself. By learning these F.A.S.T. warning signs, you could save a life.

F – Face drooping
A – Arm weakness
S – Speech slurred
T – Time to call 911


Some additional warning signs for a stroke are the sudden onset of the following:
  • Weakness, numbness or paralysis on one side of your body
  • Slurred speech or difficulty understanding others
  • Blindness in one or both eyes
  • Dizziness
  • Severe headache with no apparent cause
For more information, visit American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association.
 

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