Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for stroke?
High blood pressure
To spot a stroke, look for:
Weakness or numbness in arms or legs
All of the above
Why should you call 9-1-1 immediately if you suspect a stroke?
EMS/Paramedics can notify ahead of your arrival, ensuring quick treatment when you arrive
Quicker treatment may save your life and reduce disability
Receiving treatment within 3 hours of a stroke may reduce your chances of long-term disability
Which of the following is NOT a way to help prevent a stroke?
Maintain your diabetes
Eat a healthy diet
If you suspect a stroke, you should:
Ignore the symptoms and hope they will go away
Call 9-1-1 immediately
Call a friend for advice
Monitor the symptoms and go to the hospital if they don't go away after 24 hours