• Stroke Indicator

    Posted on June 15, 2014 by in Health



    There are three easy signs to notice a person has had a stroke. Use these three easy steps to determine if they might need to seek medical help; STR!


    • “S” Ask the person to smile.
    • “T” Ask the person speak or talk using a simple sentence that will come out coherently.
    • “R” Ask the individual to raise both arms.

    If the person has any trouble completing ANY of these task call an emergency number immediately and describe the symptoms to the dispatcher.


    *** There is also a new sign of stroke ask the person to stick out their tongue; if the tongue is ‘crooked’ if it goes to one side or the other, this is also an indicator of a stroke!


    Pass this information to friend and family this might save someone’s life!

Comments are closed.