The Signs of a Stroke

During a stroke, every minute counts! Fast treatment can lessen the brain damage that a stroke can cause. By knowing the signs and symptoms of stroke, you can take quick action and perhaps save a life. Stroke affects more than fifty-thousand Canadians every year. The chances of survival and recovery from a stroke depend on how soon it’s treated, so as a caregiver it’s important that you’re able to recognize the symptoms and act fast. In this video, we’ll explain some of the common signs of a stroke, and give you a few tips on how to help prevent one from happening to the person you’re caring for.