ST. LOUIS, Mo. – May is Pediatric Stroke Month to bring awareness to the signs and symptoms parents should know about in case their child has a stroke.
Dr. Kristin Gulliams, a Pediatric Neurologist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, is in the studio today to talk about strokes in kids.
Although less common for children than adults, a pediatric stroke can still happen.
Parents should consider the acronym FAST:
- Face looks uneven
- Arms are hanging down
- Slurred speech