FAST is an easy way to remember
the signs of a stroke. When you see these signs, you will know that you need to call
911 fast. FAST stands
F - Face drooping. One side of the face is drooping or numb. When the person smiles, the smile is uneven.
Arm weakness. One arm is weak or numb. When the person lifts both arms at the same time, one arm
may drift downward.
S - Speech difficulty. You may see slurred speech or difficulty speaking. The person can't repeat a simple
sentence correctly when asked.
T - Time to call 911. If someone shows any of these
911 right away.
Call even if the symptom goes away. Make note of the time the symptoms first