Stroke

A stroke is a sudden interruption in the blood supply of the brain. It can be caused by a blockage in an artery that feeds the brain or by bleeding in the brain. When considering the signs of a stroke think FAST. F-facial drooping A-arm weakness S-speech difficulties T-time to call 911. Time is absolutely of utmost importance when dealing with a stroke victim. Faster emergency care is associated with better outcomes.

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