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Stroke is still the No. 5 killer in America. Let’s make September the month to make moves that help save lives.

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Stroke Warning Signs

Recognize the warning signs and call 9-1-1 immediately. This can make the difference between a strong recovery and disability or even death. 

Stroke Prevention

Whole body wellness can help you feel stronger, healthier and mentally sharp – and it can also reduce your stroke risk.

Stroke Recovery

There is life – and hope – after stroke. With time, new routines will become second nature. Rehabilitation can build your strength, capability and confidence.

Rehabilitation is key in restoring strength

Common physical effects of stroke are muscle weakness and less control of an affected arm or leg. Our step-by-step post-stroke exercise videos can serve as a guide.

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The latest in stroke and brain health news

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By learning the F.A.S.T. warning signs, you just might save a life from stroke.

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Face Drooping

Ask the person to smile. Is the person's smile uneven?
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Arm Weakness

Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?
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Speech 

Is the person unable to speak or hard to understand? Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence, like "The sky is blue."
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Time to Call 9-1-1

If someone shows any of these symptoms, even if the symptoms go away, call 9-1-1 and get to a hospital immediately. 

Check the time so you'll know when the first symptoms appeared.

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