Improve YOUR stroke awareness---The first step is to recognize stroke symptoms. In a recent National Stroke Association poll, 30 percent of women could not recognize stroke symptoms. Even more men, 36 percent, were not able to identify one stroke symptom.
Remember to think FAST when you see stroke:
Stroke symptoms include:
A new study reports up to 62 percent of women were more likely than men to describe unique stroke symptoms including: face and limb pain, hiccups, nausea, general weakness, chest pain, shortness of breath, and palpitations.