A stroke can be a scary thing to experience. Knowing the signs and symptoms of a stroke may assist in being able to take quick action and perhaps save a life.
The signs of a stroke are:
Acting F.A.S.T. may help someone get treatments desperately needed, as stroke treatments work best if recognized and diagnosed within the 3 hours of the first symptom.
Noting the time when the symptoms first appear helps health care providers determine the best treatment.
Stroke [Internet] Mayo Clinic. Available from: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stroke/symptoms-causes/syc-20350113
Stroke Signs and Symptoms [Internet] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Available from: https://www.cdc.gov/stroke/signs_symptoms.htm