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Thursday, May 6, 2010

Symptoms of Stroke

Golden Rule: Don't delay for help if you feel one. If you or someone with you has one or more of the symptoms described below, call 9-1-1.

The signs:
  • sudden numbness/weakness of face, arm or leg, especially one side of the body.
  • sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding.
  • sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination.
  • sudden severe headache with unknown cause.
  • sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes.