A person having a stroke needs medical help FAST. These four easy to remember steps can help you recognize symptoms of a stroke.
The simple F.A.S.T. test involves four easy-to-remember steps:
F = Face
Facial weakness — Can the person smile? Does his mouth or eye droop?
A = Arm
Arm weakness — Can the person raise both arms without one arm drifting down?
S = Speech
Speech problems — Can the person speak clearly?
T = Time
Time to call for help — If any of these symptoms are present, dial 911 immediately. Every minute counts!
In the event of a stroke, our team of experts will provide the FAST care needed.