Face - Smile. Does one side droop?
Arms - Is one side weak or numb?
Speech - Is your speech slurred? Are you unable to repeat a sentence?
Time - Call 911 if you have any symptoms.
Warning signs of stroke may last a short time and disappear. They often start when you wake up. These are signs of a serious medical condition.
If you have any of these symptoms, call 911 right away:
Allina Health Patient Education, Understanding Stroke: Information about Stroke and Recovery, fourth edition, ISBN 1-931876-13-4
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