If you were having a stroke,
would you know it? You'd be surprised how few people know the warning
signs of a stroke.
you seek medical help, the better your chances for recovery. Today,
clot-busting drugs have the potential to dramatically reduce long-term
disability if given within three hours of stroke onset. Even if symptoms
are brief and end quickly, it could be a warning sign for a major stroke.
Stroke is a serious medical emergency and quick response can make
all the difference.
At Maury Regional Medical Center, board certified neurologists
and ICU nurses are specially trained in stroke patient
care. We also offer comprehensive neurological rehabilition,
physical and speech therapy.
Signs of Stroke
Sudden weakness or numbness of face, arm or leg,
usually on one side
Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
trouble seeing, in one or both eyes
Sudden trouble walking,
dizziness, loss of coordination or balance
Sudden severe headache
with no known cause
If you or someone you know has experienced any of these symptoms, contact 9-1-1 immediately.