Know your stroke risk


Take our stroke risk assessment

  • Complete this brief assessment to see if you may be at higher risk for stroke.
  • If you are concerned about your stroke risk, talk to your primary care physician about a referral to our stroke center.
  • If you need a primary care physician, call 800-293-5123 to find an Ohio State primary care physician near you.


Download our awareness guide

  • Reduce the impact of strokes by knowing the facts
  • Act F.A.S.T. if you see the warning signs of stroke:
    • Face drooping or uneven smile
    • Arm weakness or numbness
    • Speech difficulty
    • Time to call 911 immediately
  • You can also download our awareness guides in Spanish, Russian or Somali


Women have unique stroke symptoms

  • Stroke kills twice as many women as breast cancer every year
  • We commissioned a recent survey of 1,000 women and found that only 11% could correctly identify the female-specific stroke risks. And only 10% correctly identified the female-specific stroke symptoms.
  • Do you know the symptoms and risk factors unique to women?

Straight talk from the stroke experts at Ohio State

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Know the signs and symptoms of stroke

Stroke factors unique to women

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