Winter Haven Hospital Neurosciences FAQs
What are the risk factors for stroke?
- High blood pressure
- Heart disease
- High cholesterol
- Alcohol abuse
What are the warning signs of a stroke?
- Your face, arm, or leg suddenly becomes numb or weak on one side of the body. It may go away.
- You can’t understand other’s speech or talk clearly
- Loss of vision in one eye, blurred or double vision
- Severe headache
What should I do if I see or experience these symptoms?
Call 911 immediately!