Stroke Signs & Symptoms: Think F.A.S.T.
Stroke Warning, Signs and Symptoms
What is stroke?
Stroke is an emergency. Do you know stroke warning sign? Think F.A.S.T. Think About Mission Hospital immediately.
FACE – Does one side of the face droop?
ARMS – Is one arm weak or numb?
SPEECH – Is the speech slurred?
TIME – Time is critical.
Call 9800881600 to rush to the hospital immediately
Additional symptoms of stroke include:
• Sudden numbness or weakness in the face, arm, or leg
• Sudden vision change
• Sudden speech problems
• Sudden confusion or trouble understanding simple statements
• Sudden problems with walking or balance
• Sudden severe headache that is different from past headaches.
At Mission Hospital, we have a highly dedicated stroke team which provides comprehensive treatments of all stroke related emergencies. In case of Ischemic strokes, if patient reaches to the emergency with in 4 and half hours, a clot busting agent (thrombolytic Therapy) can be administered which can lead to total improvement in paralysis.