Health Education

Stroke Warning Signs

signs-of-strokeACT F.A.S.T.

If you think someone maybe having a stroke, act F.A.S.T.and do this simple test:

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

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

SPEECH -
Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence. Are the words slurred?
Can he/she repeat the sentence correctly?

TIME -
If the person shows any of these symptoms, time is important.
Call 911 or get to the hospital fast.Brain cells are dying.