May Is Stroke Awareness Month:
Some Signs and Symptoms
of a Stroke
If you notice any of these signs:
Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body.
Sudden droopiness in the mouth while trying to smile.
Sudden change of vision – blurred, blackened, or double-vision in one or both eyes.
Sudden severe or persistent headache
Sudden loss of balance or coordination
Sudden trouble with speaking or understanding speech
CALL 911 – IMMEDIATELY
DO NOT DRIVE TO THE HOSPITAL
LOST TIME IS BRAIN LOSS – AND BRAIN LOSS INCREASES DISABILITY