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To remember the warning signs of a stroke, you might find this mnemonic helpful: We kNow the Hints to a Possible Stroke; we can See the Difference. This will help you remember to be on the lookout for Weakness, Numbness, Headache, Personality changes, Speech changes, Sight changes and Dizziness.
Smile, talk, reach and kick -- remember these words if you are evaluating yourself or someone else for a stroke. Watch Eric Kramer, MD, of JFK Medical Center, explain the warning signs of a stroke and what to do to get treatment quickly.
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