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Be A Superhero To Someone: Identify Signs Of A Stroke

Simply Superheroes Blog – Be A Superhero To Someone: Identify Signs Of A Stroke



There are many ways to be a superhero to your children but there are also ways of being one to their grandparents or anyone who is elderly.

It’s difficult to identify someone having a stroke right after it happens but there are ways to determine this by remembering the first three letters in the word stroke:

S – Ask the person to Smile

T – Ask the person to Talk a speak a simple sentence (“It is sunny outside”). Also, ask the person to stick their Tongue straight out…if their tongue comes out crooked or goes to one side or the other, it’s a sign of stroke.

R – Ask the person to Raise both arms

If the person has trouble with any of these tasks, call your nearest local emergency number immediately to report these symptoms.

Remember: if you can get a stroke victim to a hospital for treatment within 3 hours of the stroke event, the effects of a stroke are almost 100% reversible.

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