Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about stroke.

What should I do if I think someone is having a stroke?

The longer a stroke goes untreated, the greater the long-term effects can be, according to the American Stroke AssociationOff Site Icon.

Because time is so crucial to treating a stroke, you should call 911 as soon as the signs of stroke appear, according to the National Institutes of HealthOff Site Icon. Talk to your doctor about what you can do if you think someone is having a stroke.

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Source: Bryan Ludwig, MD, Clinical Neuroscience Institute; John Terry, MD, Clinical Neuroscience Institute; Elizabeth Marriott, MD, Clinical Neuroscience Institute

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