It doesn’t matter if you’re male or female, young or old, or even your race, The bottom line is anyone can suffer a stroke. As a matter of fact, one and four will have a stroke in their lifetime.

Statistics like that can be scary, but there is good news. Strokes are preventable detectable and survivable if you know what to look for. Knowing the warning signs and acting quickly can literally mean the difference between life and death.

Dr. Al-Qasmi, a Hurley neurologist, Told us in an interview did the most important thing to know when it comes to dealing with a stroke is to be BE FAST. not just words, but BE FAST Symbolizes the actions you need to take immediately once you think there’s a possibility of a stroke.

B- Is your balance off?

E- Eyes...do you have blurry vision?

F-Face Drooping

A- Is one ARM dangling down?

S- Is your speech slurred?

T- Time is CRUCIAL Call 911

Hurley's goal is to keep you informed and educated so you know what to do if you have a medical emergency occur.