Is Slurring Words A Sign Of A Stroke?

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Signs of Stroke

The American Stroke Association advises everyone to learn to recognize these signs of stroke:

  • Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body
  • Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
  • Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes
  • Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
  • Sudden, severe headache with no known cause


The acronym FAST is an easy way to remember signs of stroke and what to do if you...

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