Know stroke symptoms and act F.A.S.T.

Posted on: 2:42 pm, May 8, 2013, by

Every second counts when dealing with a stroke.

Huntsville Hospital’s 24/7 Stroke Team wants to remind you to seek medical help immediately if you or a loved one experience any warning signs of stroke.

Know the symptoms and act F.A.S.T.

  • Face droops on one side
  • Arm drifts downward when raised
  • Speech is slurred
  • Time – Call 9-1-1 immediately.
    Approximately 1.9 million brain cells die every minute a stroke goes untreated.

Click here to find more information about strokes and Huntsville Hospital’s 24/7 Stroke Team.