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.