Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms

Updated:May 28,2014
         

Beyond F.A.S.T. – Other Symptoms You Should Know

  • Sudden numbness or weakness of the leg, arm or face
  • Sudden confusion or trouble understanding
     
  • Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes  
     
  • Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
     
  • Sudden severe headache with no known cause

If someone shows any of these symptoms, immediately call 9-1-1 or emergency medical services.

F.A.S.T. is an easy way to remember the sudden signs and symptoms of stroke. Learn more about F.A.S.T.

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This content was last reviewed on April 3, 2013.