Know the Signs of a Stroke
Stroke is the third leading cause of death and the number one cause of serious, long-term disability in the United States. Stroke affects approximately 700,000 people every year, but most adults can't name even a single symptom of stroke. Can you?
- Sudden numbness or weakness
- Sudden vision problems
- Sudden difficult walking or dizziness
- Sudden, severe headache
- Sudden trouble speaking or understanding
Know the Signs, Now Take the Quiz
Think you know the stroke warning signs? Test your knowledge: Take the Stroke Quiz
Do You Know the Signs?
Most adults can't name even a single symptom of a stroke. Before reading this article, could you? Do you know what to do if someone is experiencing the symptoms of a stroke?
Date Published: 05/10/2008