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Know the symptoms. Get immediate medical attention.

 Warning Signs

 

This simple test will help you detect stroke symptoms and B.E F.A.S.T.:

B = Balance  Does the person have a sudden loss of balance?

E = Eyes  Has the person lost vision in one or both eyes? 

F = FACE  Ask the person to smile. Does one side of the face droop? 

A = ARMS  Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward? 

S = SPEECH  Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence. 
Does the speech sound slurred or strange? 

T = TIME  If you observe any of these signs, it’s time to call 9-1-1 or get to the nearest stroke center or hospital.