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Stroke Warning Signs

Recognize the warning signs and call 9-1-1 immediately. This can make the difference between a strong recovery and disability or even death. 

Stroke Prevention

Whole body wellness can help you feel stronger, healthier and mentally sharp – and it can also reduce your stroke risk.

Stroke Recovery

There is life – and hope – after stroke. With time, new routines will become second nature. Rehabilitation can build your strength, capability and confidence.

Celebrate the Men in Your Life

Nearly 50% of all adult men have high blood pressure. Monitor your blood pressure regularly to help reduce your risk of stroke. 

In the News

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.

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Face Drooping

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

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

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