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Learn to Recognize 10 Signs of Stroke and Act with Urgency
SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In the United States, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds.1 It is the leading cause of long-term disability and the fifth leading cause of death for Americans.1
A stroke can happen to anyone at any time and waiting to see if the symptoms go away is not an option.2 Knowing the 10 signs and symptoms of stroke can make all the difference for a loved one.
If you suspect stroke, call 911 immediately. Hesitation and fear cost time. The sooner you notice the signs of stroke and call 911, the better the chance for treatment and recovery.3
A sudden onset of the following may indicate stroke and early detection of the symptoms is critical:
To learn more about stroke and how to recognize all 10 signs and symptoms, visit signsofstroke.org for additional information.
From Genentech, a member of the Roche Group. Genentech is committed to stroke education and awareness.
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