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Area of brain deprived of blood Blood clot Blood vessel Blood unable to pass clot hxwko turquoisemagpie cumbermums blue-sunflowers kingdomkeeperstrivia animeaves hokarotsukino mscaptains STROKE Remember The 1st Three Letters… STR …My friend sent this to me and encouraged me to post it and spread the word I agree If everyone can remember something this simple we could save some folksSTROKE IDENTIFICATIONDuring a party a friend stumbled and took a little fall - she assured everyone that she was fine and just tripped over a brick because of her new shoes they offered to call ambulanceThey got her cleaned up and got her a new plate of food - while she appeared a bit shaken up Ingrid went about enjoying herself the rest of the evening Ingrid’s husband called later telling everyone that his wife had been taken to the hospital - at 600pm Ingrid passed awayShe had suffered a stroke at the party Had they known how to identify the signs of a stroke perhaps Ingrid would be with us todaySome don’t die They end up in a helpless hopeless condition instead It only takes a minute to read this…STROKE IDENTIFICATIONA neurologist says that if he can get to a stroke victim within 3 hours he can totally reverse the effects of a stroke…totally He said the trick was getting a stroke recognized diagnosed and then getting the patient medically cared for within 3 hours which is toughRECOGNIZING A STROKERemember the ‘3’ steps STR Read and Learn!Sometimes symptoms of a stroke are difficult to identify Unfortunately the lack of awareness spells disasterThe stroke victim may suffer severe brain damage when people nearby fail to recognize the symptoms of a strokeNow doctors say a bystander can recognize a stroke by asking three simple questions S * Ask the individual to SMILE T * = TALK Ask the person to SPEAK A SIMPLE SENTENCE Coherently eg ‘It is sunny out today’R * Ask him or her to RAISE BOTH ARMS If he or she has trouble with ANY ONE of these tasks call the ambulance and describe the symptoms to the dispatcherNOTE Another ‘sign’ of a stroke is1 Ask the person to ‘stick’ out their tongue2 If the tongue is ‘crooked’ if it goes to one side or the other that is also an indication of a strokeA prominent cardiologist says if everyone who gets this e-mail sends it to 10 people you can bet that at least one life will be savedAnd it could be your own First reblog post that actually saves a life This is a life-saving post the more you know yeah don’t think that this can’t happen to you or someone you know if they’re young my cousin’s wife is 33 and she had a stroke last year I’ve had a stroke It happens to people and the more you know about this kind of stuff the betterBecause it could be important to know LIVE SAVING WOOOAHH REBLOG REBLOG REBLOG REBLOG REBLOG Had a family member almost die of one so signal boosting because you never know when you could save a life Because I feel bad if I don’t reblog… My mother died after being paralyzed by a stroke Please read this^ I remember a while ago here in UK there were stroke-identifying adverts Their catchphrase was FAST F- Face is their face fallen on one side? A- Arms can they raise both their arms up and hold them there? S- Speech is their speech slurred? Can they speak a full sentence? T- Time if all the signs show a stroke call 999 We managed to save my nana with this information when she had her first stroke Re blogging because everyone should know these!! Meme
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