Quick Stroke Treatment Can Save Lives
If you’re having a stroke, it’s critical that you get medical attention right away. Immediate treatment may minimize the long-term effects of a stroke and even prevent death. Thanks to recent advances, stroke treatments and survival rates have improved greatly over the last decade.
The 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
- Severe headache with no apparent cause
Educate yourself on the warning signs of stroke — and do it F.A.S.T.
F – Face drooping
A – Arm weakness
S – Speech slurred
T – Time to call 911