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Stroke Care

Strokes are the leading cause of disability in the United States, one occurring every 40 seconds, and taking a life approximately every four minutes. There are treatments that we can give to reverse the damage of stroke but these medications can only be given within a small time window of the beginning of symptoms. The sooner we can care for you after a stroke, the better your outcome will be. Whether you need stroke care now or stroke rehabilitation services,we can help. Neurologist, Vesselina Mateva, M.D. will diagnose and look at causes, symptoms and treatments of common neurological disorders.


Stroke Warning Signs

Look for these four symptoms:

F

Face drooping 
Is one side of the face drooping or numb? Is the person having trouble seeing in one or both eyes?

A

Arm weakness
Is one arm weak or numb? Is the person having trouble with balance or coordination?

S

Speech difficulty
Is speech slurred or hard to understand? Is the person confused?

T

Time to call 911.

Get the person to the hospital immediately.