Act F.A.S.T.: Knowing the warning signs of Stroke

Act F.A.S.T.: Knowing the warning signs of Stroke

Every 40 seconds, someone in America suffers from a stroke. A stroke occurs when there is a sudden loss of blood flow to the brain. Treatment and early diagnosis of stroke can improve the outcomes of patients.

The VCU Health Comprehensive Stroke Center provides leading-edge care to both routine and complex stroke patients, including wide-ranging rehabilitative services for any physical effects from stroke.

VCU Health neurologist, Dr. Taylor Haight, discusses the types of stroke, health factors that lead to stroke and ways to reduce your risk, stroke warning signs, and stroke recovery.

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