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Speaking the Language of Stroke

Last updated 4 years ago

Those who are experiencing a stroke cannot always convey this fact to others through speech. Learning to recognize the signals of a stroke can help you to act quickly in a serious medical situation.

This video explains the FAST method for detecting a stroke. Strokes often cause facial drooping, arm weakness, and speech difficulty that signal the need for emergency care. Acting quickly can minimize damage to the brain and help your loved one to make a full, healthy recovery.

St. Petersburg General Hospital is a certified Primary Stroke Center serving the St. Petersburg area. Our hospital employs a team of highly-skilled physicians, nurses, and other professionals who will act quickly to provide your loved one with the highest level of stroke care. Click through our website or call us today at (888) 741-5122 for more information about stroke and emergency care in St. Petersburg. 


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