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Symptoms of stroke in women over 50

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
Cardiology 15 years experience
Go to your MD: Signs and symptoms of a stroke? Neurological Deficitis? Motor deficitis? Sensory deficitis? Does not seem like it Extreme tired? Fog? Read about thyr... Read More

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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Stroke symptoms. : Strokes can cause symptoms ranging from almost undetectable problems to complete loss of function on one side of the body. Usually strokes cause chang... Read More
Dr. William Gaya
Neurology 30 years experience
Stroke : Two main types of stokes: hemorrhagic and ischemic. In hemorrhagic mostly severe headache of abrupt onset, may loose consciousness, nausea. In ischemi... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
Radiology 25 years experience
Many: Difficulty walking. Sometimes a sudden inability to speak or speaking non-nonsensically. Sudden loss of strength. Facial droop. Numbness. In ability t... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
61 years experience
Symptoms of stroke: symptoms vary for a stroke. if its from hemorrhage can have severe headache. otherwise dizziness ,lose balance , nausea or vomiting , loss of speech o... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
Neurology 40 years experience
Depends on location: Symptoms are location specific, but could include any of the following, eye movement difficulty, weakness, sensory loss, visual loss, difficulty swall... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Baskin
Dr. Sean Baskinanswered
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Depends on age: Younger men are more likely to suffer a stroke than similarly aged women. However this trend starts to reverse in older patients and women age 75 or g... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Think "FAST": The acronym "fast" summarizes what to look for and what do if you think someone is having a stroke: 1)face-ask the person to smile. Does one side of t... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
Neurology 40 years experience
Location dependent: This depends upon the location of the stroke. It could include weakness, language difficulties, sensory abnormalities and visual loss. Other possibili... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Migraine: That kind of vision is often associated with migraine. There's a type called acephalgic migraine which usually has the zig zag lasting about 20min and... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Transient ischemia: A TIA might be considered a mini-stroke, but it is typically transient lasting about 20-30 min. One might experience loss of speech, dizziness, unila... Read More