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Stroke

Do you  know the signs of stroke?

Make it your business to recognize the signs of stroke. Act in time: call 9-1-1.

Signs or symptoms may include

  • Sudden NUMBNESS or weakness of face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body
  • Sudden CONFUSION, trouble speaking or understanding speech
  • Sudden TROUBLE SEEING in one or both eyes
  • Sudden TROUBLE WALKING, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
  • Sudden SEVERE HEADACHE with no known cause

Learn more about stroke, risk factors, warning signs, and treatment and support.

Center for Women's Heart & Vascular HealthFrom the Center for Women's Heart & Vascular Health:  
Reduce Your Risk of Stroke and Think F.A.S.T. 
(not just for women!)

 

Ask a Texas Heart Institute DoctorHave I had a stroke? — response by Dr. Maher Nasser.

 



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