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Neurosciences

Symptoms of Stroke

Each year 750,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent stroke. Stroke is the leading cause of disability. Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital is at the forefront of stroke diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation.

Symptoms of Stroke

  • Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body
  • Sudden onset of confusion, trouble speaking or understanding, or slurred speech
  • Sudden vision trouble or double vision
  • Sudden trouble walking, dizziness or loss of balance
  • Sudden severe headache with no known cause