Each year, more than 700,000 Americans suffer a stroke.
Important signs and symptoms of stroke include:
- Sudden numbness or weakness of face, arm, or leg – especially on one side of the body.
- Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or difficulty 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.