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Stroke Awareness

F.A.S.T. Learn it. Share it. You could save a life.

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Facial weakness
Arm weakness
Speech problems
Time to call 999
Learn it. Share it. You could save a life.

Lower your risk of stroke

Know your blood pressure
Get your blood pressure checked and take steps to control it. High blood pressure is a contributing factor in over half of all strokes.

Check your pulse
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a type of irregular heartbeat that can increase your risk of stroke by up to five times.

Don’t ignore symptoms which pass
Treat any stroke symptoms as a medical emergency. Over 25% of people who have a stroke have had a previous stroke or TIA.

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For more information visit or call our helpline on 0303 3033 100

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