American Stroke Association

American Stroke Association

Did you know that 1 in 4 people worldwide will have a stroke? The good news is - you have the power to reduce your risk. Start with small changes to improve your brain health.

I WILL Work to Prevent Stroke.

October 29th is World Stroke Day. Don't let stroke separate you from the people who mean so much to you.

"I Will Not Have a Second Stroke."

That small sentence is a powerful declaration and a promise to change. Find out how you can help prevent  a second stroke.


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The latest in stroke and brain health news

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By learning the F.A.S.T. warning signs, you just might save a life from stroke.

Face Drooping

Ask the person to smile. Is the person's smile uneven?

Arm Weakness

Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?


Is the person unable to speak or hard to understand? Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence, like "The sky is blue."

Time to Call 9-1-1

If someone shows any of these symptoms, even if the symptoms go away, call 9-1-1 and get to a hospital immediately. 

Check the time so you'll know when the first symptoms appeared.

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Warning Signs

Learn about the warning signs of heart attack, stroke and cardiac arrest.

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Use our Support Group Finder to find a stroke support group near you.


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