St. Mary's Hospital - Decatur Services Stroke Care Stroke Signs & Symptoms Stroke Signs & Symptoms Know the Signs & Symptoms A stroke can have many symptoms. If you experience any or all of these symptoms, it's likely a stroke—it's time to call 9-1-1 and get to St. Mary's. Blurred vision. Slurred speech. Numbness in your face or limbs. Confusion. Think FAST. Act FAST. And call 9-1-1. We are ready to provide immediate care as a nationally certified advanced primary stroke center. BE FAST Many use an easy method called "BE FAST" to remember stroke symptoms. Balance: Do you feel dizzy? Do you feel “like something is off”? Eyes: Do you have double vision or blurred vision? Face: Can you smile? Does one side droop? Arm: Can you lift both arms? Is one weak? Speech: Is your speech slurred or muddled? Time: There's none to waste. Call 9-1-1.