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BE FAST stroke warning signs: Overview

BE FAST is a simple way to remember the main symptoms of stroke. These symptoms happen suddenly. So knowing what to look for helps you know when to call for medical help.

BE FAST stands for:

  • Balance. Loss of balance or trouble walking.
  • Eyes. Trouble seeing out of one or both eyes.
  • Face. Weakness or drooping on one side of the face.
  • Arm. Weakness or numbness in an arm or leg.
  • Speech. Trouble speaking.
  • Time to call 911.

Other stroke symptoms include sudden confusion, sudden trouble understanding simple statements, fainting, a seizure, and a sudden, severe headache.

When you know what stroke symptoms are, you will know when it's important to call for medical help. Quick treatment can limit damage from a stroke, and it may save your life or someone else's life.

What are the BE FAST stroke warning signs?

BE FAST is a simple way to remember the main symptoms of stroke. These symptoms happen suddenly. So knowing what to look for helps you know when to call for medical help.

BE FAST stands for:

  • Balance. Loss of balance or trouble walking.
  • Eyes. Trouble seeing out of one or both eyes.
  • Face. Weakness or drooping on one side of the face.
  • Arm. Weakness or numbness in an arm or leg.
  • Speech. Trouble speaking.
  • Time to call 911.

Other stroke symptoms include sudden confusion, sudden trouble understanding simple statements, fainting, a seizure, and a sudden, severe headache.

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