The sooner you notice the signs of stroke and call 911, the better the chance of recovery. Take a minute to learn how to act F.A.S.T. It's an easy way to remember the signs of stroke.
Look to see if it's uneven.
Check if one arm is weak.
Listen for slurring.
Other warning signs
Stroke can affect people in different ways. Here are other warning signs you should know:
- Trouble seeing in one or both eyes
- Difficulty walking, dizziness, loss of balance and coordination
- Severe headache with no known cause