May 02, 2019
Every 40 seconds, someone has a stroke. Too often, victims don’t recognize the signs, or wait to see if the symptoms go away before seeking emergency treatment, but this is the wrong approach. During a stroke, your brain loses 1.9 million cells a minute, and delayed treatment increases the chance of lingering speech difficulties, memory loss, behavioral changes or worse, death.
If you experience these stroke warning signs, call for help immediately:
As we age, it can be easy to chalk stroke symptoms up to just being exhausted, but don’t fall into that trap. If you suspect you are having a stroke, call 911. Every second counts!