Friday, April 10, 2015

5 warning signs of a stroke

A stroke is a medical emergency that cuts off blood supply to the brain, and is also referred to as a “brain attack”. Getting treatment quickly can help prevent long-term disability and even save your life

Weakness: sudden loss of strength or sudden numbness in the face, arm or leg, even if temporary

Trouble speaking: sudden difficulty speaking or understanding or sudden confusion, even if temporary

Vision problems: sudden trouble with vision, even if temporary

Headache: sudden severe and unusual headache

Dizziness: sudden loss of balance, especially with any of the above signs

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