Stroke is the fourth-leading cause of death in the U.S., and the leading cause of disability among adults. Everyone should be familiar with the symptoms of stroke and when to seek emergency care.
This video discusses some of the most common symptoms of stroke, including dizziness, loss of limb sensation, and vision loss in one or both eyes. Stroke sufferers may also experience a severe headache or an inability to speak. If you notice a friend or loved one experiencing these symptoms, don’t make an appointment with a doctor—call 911 immediately.
Once stroke symptoms appear, every moment counts. You or a loved one should call 911 immediately if you suspect a stroke! To learn more about stroke symptoms, call the Brandon Regional Hospital Consult-A-Nurse healthcare referral line at (888) 327-2636.