During a stroke, every second counts. Fast treatment can help preserve brain tissue and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Recognizing the symptoms of a stroke and getting emergency care are essential.
Watch this video to learn the five warning signs of stroke. Sudden severe headaches, inability to communicate, and vision problems are among the indicators that someone is having a stroke. At the first sign of any of the symptoms listed in this video, go to the emergency room right away.
At Brandon Regional Hospital, our emergency room and Primary Stroke Center in Hillsborough County provides the care patients need during and after a stroke. Learn more about our stroke care and all of our hospital services by calling (888) 327-2636.