Stroke poses a serious risk for many Americans – and too few people are able to recognize the early symptoms, even though time is an essential factor in both surviving a stroke and recovering from one. The more you know about stroke, the better your chances of both preventing one – and recognizing symptoms quickly enough to save someone’s life and minimize the damaging effects.
When it comes to stroke, remember to BE FAST!
B – Balance
E – Eyes
F – Face
A – Arm
S – Speech
T – Time to call 911
If you are someone else is experiencing sudden, severe onset of problems with any of these elements, you need to call 911 or get them to a hospital. Immediately.
And if you or a loved one has experienced a stroke and needs help with recovery, the caring staff of Specialty Care Services offers in-home care, caregiver support services, and many personal care services that can make life after stroke easier. Please reach out today for more information.