Signs/Symptoms of a Mini-Stroke or Stroke

13 Oct

A sudden onset of:

Weakness in arms or legs

Confusion, trouble speaking or uneven smile

Trouble seeing in one or both eyes

Trouble walking, dizzy

Severe headache

GET HELP:

Act FAST, call 911  Face-look for an uneven smile, Arm- check if one arm is weak, Speech-listen for slurred speech, Time-call 911 right away

Do not drive yourself. Emergency teams have equipment to save your life.

After discharge:  Take all medicines ordered by your doctor, See your doctor for office visits as ordered

Source: UH Elyria Medical Center Elyria, Ohio 2018

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