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FACE the stroke facts.

Eddie Mair | 17:30 UK time, Monday, 9 February 2009

We're talking about strokes tonight - and how to spot the signs.

FACE - Has their face fallen on one side? Can they smile?
ARMS - Can they raise both arms and keep them there?
SPEECH - Is their speech slurred?
TIME - Time to call 999 if you see any single one of these signs.

The NHS has more information here.

There is more to read from BBC News here.

Maybe you've had a stroke and would like to share your experience? Please click on Comments.


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