Act F.A.S.T. if you suspect that you or someone that you are with is having a stroke

24-Feb-2014

Remember if you suspect that you or someone that you are with is having a stroke, you should follow the following guidelines:

 

F.A.S.T.

 

The main signs and symptoms of a stroke or TIA (Transient Ischaemic Attack) can be identified by remembering the word F.A.S.T.:

 

Face – the face may have fallen on one side and the person may be unable to smile, or their mouth or eye may have dropped

 

Arms – the person may not be able to raise both their arms and keep them there due to weakness or numbness in their arms

 

Speech – the person may have slurred speech

 

Time – if any of these signs or symptoms are present, it is time to dial 999 immediately

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