Recognize the Signs and Symptoms of Stroke

When someone is having a stroke, every minute counts. Just as putting out a fire quickly can stop it from spreading, treating a stroke quickly can reduce damage to the brain. If you learn how to recognize the telltale signs of a stroke, you can act quickly and save a life—maybe even your own.

http://www.cdc.gov/stroke
http://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/programs/stroke_registry.htm

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7 Comments

  1. Abdul F on September 2, 2019 at 3:42 pm

    I had all of these when I had a stroke and I was asked alot of questions repeatedly and I had trouble answering right away and if I answered my head hurts

  2. D-Hibbz on September 2, 2019 at 3:58 pm

    thank thank thank you creator of this video I looked up this video before calling 911 and my mom had a stroke and this video helped me realize that

  3. dalal asiri on September 2, 2019 at 3:59 pm

    thanks

  4. Domino Masters on September 2, 2019 at 4:07 pm

    My Nan is having a stroke every day

  5. Recker on September 2, 2019 at 4:13 pm

    Thanks you help me save joe newton

  6. castello west on September 2, 2019 at 4:32 pm

    E-cigs can save millions of smokers from strokes and other smoking related illnesses! Don’t you care about smokers? How do you sleep at night or any other time for that matter?

  7. Lady Jean on September 2, 2019 at 4:32 pm

    My vision was the most tell tale sign. I called 9-1-1 and went to the emergency dept. where they thought I was on drugs. Had the eye clinic person on call who was probably a student give me an eye exam. She kept yelling at me to read the chart. I could not because my vision was not so that I could see to read anything clearly. Finally they admitted me and did a ct scan which didn’t show anything. The next day an MRI showed the stroke in occipital are and an old one in cerebellum which explains why I suddenly fell over from the porch to get the newspaper. My vision eventually returned so I could read but it was distorted. I wrote off the right side of the check for instance.

    16 years later I attribute the game of Scrabble to have helped me the most. Vision 20/20 after cataract surgery this month. I am blessed and thankful my fear of going blind through prayer also subsided.

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