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Learn the signs of a stroke

One key stroke fact everyone should be aware of: FAST care when stroke strikes is crucial.

As soon as a stroke starts, brain cells begin to die. Quick treatment can help reduce the risk of long-term disability. That means it's crucial to recognize the warning signs of stroke so you can call 911 as soon as you see them in yourself or someone else.

One quick way to remember: When a stoke strikes, act FAST. Take a look at the infographic below to learn more.

Understanding your stroke risk could help you start a conversation with your doctor about prevention. Use our stroke risk assessment to determine your risk, and talk with your doctor about the results and what should happen next.

reviewed 9/24/2019

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