Health Central Services

Stroke and Cerebral Vascular

Health Central Hospital is a Joint Commission Accredited Stroke Center. 

A stroke can strike without warning or symptoms
therefore it is imperative to know the  WARNING signs!

STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY

Act F A S T

Call 9 1 1

F ace: look for an uneven smile

A rm: check if one arm is weak

S peech: listen for slurred speach

T ime: call  911 immediately

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STROKE Risk Factors

  • High blood pressure
  • Atrial fibrillation (A-fib)
  • High cholesterol
  • Smoking
  • Diabetes
  • Poor circulation
  • Not being active
  • Obesity
  • Family history of stroke