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Warning signs: stroke

Here are just a few of the common signs of a stroke. If you feel you may be experiencing some of these symptoms, please call 911 immediately. It is important to receive treatment within three hours to avoid permanent damage.

  • Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body
  • Sudden loss of vision or double vision
  • Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
  • Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
  • Sudden severe headache with no known cause
Regions Hospital - Heart Center - Stroke Video

For more information, see the Regions Hospital Stroke Care Center.