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SUNY Downstate Stroke Center
Providing a Continuum of Care, From Prevention and Diagnosis to Intervention and Recovery.
Symptoms of Stroke
"It's crucial that people recognize the signs of stroke. Every single minute counts — seeking medical attention immediately can literally mean the difference between life and death or permanent disability," states Dr. Alison Baird, Medical Director, SUNY Downstate Stroke Center.
What are the signs of stroke?
If you notice even one of these symptoms, even if it goes away, do not wait. Call 911 immediately.