The following are the most common symptoms of stroke; however, each
individual may experience symptoms differently.
Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially
on one side of the body
Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes
Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or
Sudden severe headache with no known cause
All of the above warning signs may not occur with each stroke. Do not
ignore any of the warning signs, even if they go away—take action
immediately. The symptoms of stroke may resemble other medical
conditions or problems. Always consult your physician for a diagnosis.
If you experience any of these warning signs, call 911
immediately. For more information about Stroke Care at Main
Line Health call 1.866.CALL.MLH.
For more information, call 1.866.CALL.MLH.