Sometimes symptoms of a stroke are difficult to identify. Unfortunately, the lack of awareness spells disaster. The stroke victim may suffer severe brain damage when people nearby fail to recognize the symptoms of a stroke. Now doctors say a bystander can recognize a stroke by asking three simple questions:
If he or she has trouble with any one of these tasks, call 911 immediately! and describe the symptoms to the dispatcher.
By Jan from Cincinnati OH
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