How to tell if a friend or loved one is having a ‘brain attack’

From staff and wire reports
May 30, 2007 at 2:50 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

YOU CAN tell if a friend or loved one is having a stroke by asking him to repeat a simple sentence.

Are the words slurred or repeated incorrectly? If so, time is of the essence. Call 911 or get him to the hospital - fast.

Source: Louisiana Department of Health.




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