Am I Having a Stroke?
F.A.S.T. is an easy way to remember and identify the most common symptoms of a stroke .
Sometimes other symptoms appear separately, in combination, or with F.A.S.T. signs.
What is Stroke?
A stroke is a “brain attack”. It can happen to anyone at any time. It occurs when blood flow to an area of brain is cut off.
We Can Help.
Life After Stroke: Whether you are a stroke survivor, caregiver, or healthcare professional we strive to bring you the most up to date, unique and comprehensive resources for stroke. From online education to resources such as StrokeSmart magazine and support groups—we are here to help.
Faces of Stroke
National Stroke Association’s Faces of Stroke℠ public awareness campaign aims to change the public perceptions of stroke through education and personal stories of those impacted by the fifth leading cause of death.
These stories bring special attention to specific health conditions associated closely with stroke, featuring an issue or concern that stroke survivors and people at risk for stroke may deal with daily.