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According to the American Stroke Association, from the moment a stroke occurs, millions of brain cells die each minute, increasing the risk of permanent brain damage, disability or death. Click here to learn about stroke warning signs.

So, if you or someone with you has one or more of these stroke signs, do not delay! Immediately call 9-1-1.  

Also, check the time so you will know when the first symptoms appeared. If it is a stroke, it is very important to take immediate medical action. A clot-busting drug called tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) can reduce long-term disability for the most common type of stroke, if given within in three hours of the start of a stroke.

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Comments on: "Know the Stroke Warning Signs ~ It Could Save Your Life!" (2)

  1. Its extremly important to get to an ER as soon as possible. There is only a brief window of time in which a patient could receive specific treatment that could reverse symptoms and avoid signficiant brain damage and disabling impairment.

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