OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – One in six people will experience a stroke and Oklahoma has the ninth highest stroke mortality rate in the country, so the American Heart Association wants you to know what to do if you encounter someone having a stroke.
BE FAST because time is of the essence during a stroke episode.
B-BALANCE (loss of balance)
E-EYES (blurred/loss of vision)
F-FACE (one side of face droops)
A-ARMS (arm won’t raise/weakness)
S-SPEECH (slurred, garbled, or no speech)
T-TIME TO CALL 911.