Hope you recover fully! As a former paramedic I would like to remind all on the three easy checks you can do. The danger with strokes is really that it is usually painless and the patient is often not really aware that anything is wrong:
- F = Face Drooping – Does one side of the face droop or is it numb? Ask the person to smile. Is the person's smile uneven?
- A = Arm Weakness – Is one arm weak or numb? Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?
- S = Speech Difficulty – Is speech slurred?
- T = Time to call 911