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Stroke - Know the Signs!

With Stroke, Every Second Counts!

KNOW THE WARNING SIGNS:

  • Sudden numbness or weakness: usually affects the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body
  • Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
  • Sudden trouble seeing: either in one eye or both eyes
  • Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, or loss of balance or coordination
  • Sudden, severe headache with no known cause

If you think you or the person you are with is having a stroke, call 911 immediately!

Make sure the people you care about know the warning signs of a stroke and the importance of immediate action. Call 911 immediately if you or someone near you experiences the symptoms above and ask to be taken to Thompson Health.


Risk Assessment

Click below for our Stroke Risk Assessment Tool. Print and fill in the form and share with your physician. It could save your life. Or the life of someone you love.

Stroke Risk Assessment Tool

Explaining Stroke