Dr Oz: Stroke FAST Reaction Test, Selfie Survivor + Plaque Rupture

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Dr Oz: Woman Who Saved Herself

Doctor Oz showed off a selfie he took with some of the nurses he works with at the hospital. He said that we all want to be our own health advocates, and though selfies can be fun, they can also serve a purpose. Meet the Selfie Survivor!

For three days, a woman named Stacy documented her health problems on YouTube. She could not lift her left arm, her face was numb, and her speech was slurred. At the hospital, her tests were normal and they told her she was stressed out. But she was actually having a Stroke!

Dr Oz: Selfie Survivor

Dr Oz: Stroke FAST Reaction Test, Selfie Survivor + Plaque Rupture

Dr Oz met the Selfie Survivor, a woman who videotaped herself in her car when she was having Stroke symptoms that could not be diagnosed at the hospital. (Jeffrey J Coleman / Shutterstock.com)

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