Take a few minutes today in honor of Stroke Awareness Month to learn the warning signs of a stroke. It could save your life or the life of a loved one.
BALANCE: Sudden loss of balance.
EYES: Sudden loss of vision in one or both eyes.
FACE: Does the face look uneven?
ARM: Does one arm drift down? Ask them to raise both arms.
SPEECH: Does their speech sound strange? Ask them to repeat a phrase.
TIME: Every second brain cells die. Call 911 at any sign of stroke!
More about Stroke Awareness Month: http://stanfordhospital.org/events/awareness/stroke.html
Learn about our Stroke Center: http://stanfordhospital.org/clinicsmedServices/COE/neuro/stroke/