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Symptoms of Strokes

Symptoms of a stroke include:

  • Weakness or paralysis of an arm and/or leg on one side of the body
  • Loss of coordination or movement
  • Confusion, dizziness, or fainting
  • Loss of sensation in the face, an arm, or a leg
  • Problems with speech or vision

Stroke is a medical emergency. People experiencing these symptoms should seek care immediately by calling 911. All stroke therapy is most effective when started as early as possible.

Stroke is a medical emergency, BE FAST, and call 9-1-1 immediately.

Stroke prevention tips



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