If you experience any of these symptoms, even if they go away quickly, seek immediate emergency help.
Every minute counts.
Although starved of oxygen, brain tissue does not die in the minutes following a stroke. If blocked blood vessels can be opened within three to six hours, the chances of recovery are greatly improved.
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