Blood Clots/Strokes-Tongue is New 4th Indicator

INFORMATION EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW........

B
lood Clots/Stroke - They Now Have a Fourth Indicator, the Tongue
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STROKE:
Remember the 1st Three Letters....S.T.R.

S *
Ask the individual to SMILE.
T *
Ask the person to TALK and SPEAK A SIMPLE SENTENCE (Coherently)
(i.e. It is sunny out today.)

R
*
Ask him or her to RAISE BOTH ARMS.

If he or she has trouble with ANY ONE of these tasks, call emergency number immediately and describe the symptoms to the dispatcher.


New Sign of a Stroke -------- Stick out Your Tongue


NOTE: Another 'sign' of a stroke is this: Ask the person to 'stick' out his tongue.. If the tongue is 'crooked', if it goes to one side or the other
, that is also an indication of a stroke.

I have done my part. Will you?

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