"Heart Disease and Stroke Recovery Services"

How to Recognise A Stroke

Symptoms of stroke appear suddenly and include:

  • Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm, or leg.
  • Sudden confusion, trouble talking, or understanding speech.
  • Sudden trouble seeing from one or both eyes.
  • Sudden difficulty walking, dizziness, or loss of balance.
  • Sudden unusually severe headache.
If these symptoms occur, call your physician or an ambulance immediately.