These are the warning signs that someone is having a stroke:
Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body
Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes
Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
Sudden, severe headache with no known cause
If you notice one or more of these signs, don't wait. Stroke is a medical emergency.
Call your emergency medical services and get to a hospital right away!
Read more about warning signs of stroke.
Information about stroke warning signs in other languages:
(es) Síntomas de un accidente cerebrovascular (Ictus)
(fr) Les signes d'une attaque cérébrale
(de) Symptome eines Schlaganfalls
(fi) Aivohalvauksen oireet