New Sign of a Stroke

Author: social media
*Blood Clots/Stroke – They Now Have a Fourth Indicator – the Tongue*
? *Senario :- During a BBQ, a woman stumbled and took a little fall – she assured everyone that she was fine. They offered to call paramedics … she said she had just tripped over a brick because of her new shoes.*
*They got her cleaned up and got her a new plate of food. While she appeared a bit shaken up, Jane went about enjoying herself the rest of the evening.*
? *Jane’s husband called later to say that his wife had been taken to the hospital – (at 6:00 PM Jane passed away)*
*She had suffered a stroke at the BBQ.*
*Had they known how to identify the signs of a stroke, perhaps Jane would be with us today.*
? *A neurologist says that if he can get to a stroke victim within 3 hours he can reverse the effects of a stroke …. TOTALLY.*
*He said the trick was getting a stroke recognized, diagnosed, and then getting the patient medically cared for within 3 hours, which is tough.*
? *Sometimes symptoms of a stroke are difficult to identify.*
*Unfortunately, the lack of awareness spells disaster.*
*When people nearby fail to recognize the symptoms of a stroke, the stroke victim may suffer severe brain damage . Some don’t die; instead they end up in a helpless, hopeless condition.*
*Now doctors say a bystander can recognize a stroke by asking three simple questions* *(Remember the First Three Letters of* ? *STROKE* ?
? *S. T. R. ):*
✅ S *Ask the individual to SMILE.*
✅ T  *Ask the person to TALK and SPEAK A *SIMPLE SENTENCE* *(Coherently)*
*(e.g. Chicken Soup)*
✅ 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 or her tongue.*
*If the tongue is ‘crooked’, if it goes to one side or the other that is also an indication of a stroke.*
✅ *A cardiologist says if everyone who gets this e-mail sends it to 10 people you can bet that at least one life will be saved.*
✅ *Will you send this ? I have done my part. Will you?*