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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Stroke In Women Over 50

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Had stroke like symptoms but not confirmed to be a stroke. What else could it be?

Had stroke like symptoms but not confirmed to be a stroke. What else could it be?

TIA: You can have stroke symptoms that resolve from a temporary impairment of brain blood flow that resolves before there is brain death. Make sure your carotid arteries have been checked with ultrasound, mri, or ct and that your doctor does not suspect small emboli from your heart. ...Read more

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I have signs and symptoms of a stroke. 25 year old female no alcohol no smoking severe headache dizziness heart feela funny extreme tired and in a fog

I have signs and symptoms of a stroke. 25 year old female no alcohol no smoking severe headache dizziness heart feela funny extreme tired and in a fog

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 thyroid issues or diabetes with sugar problems. Could also explain symptoms.

If you are concerned go to your MD ASAP ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a stroke?

What are symptoms of a stroke?

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 changes in movement or weakness on one side versus the other. Speech and vision can also be affected as well as sensation. Often times strokes are preceded by warning signs in which the after mentioned problems could be transient in nature. If you're experiencing any of these problems seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a stroke?

Stroke: Two type of stroke:
hemorrhagic (bleeding) stroke
ischemic (non-bleeding) stroke

common symptoms:
speech difficulty
loss of speech
double vision
focal weakness
focal numbness
imbalance
memory loss
facial weakness (abnormal face). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of stroke?

Many: Difficulty walking. Sometimes a sudden inability to speak or speaking non-nonsensically. Sudden loss of strength. Facial droop. Numbness. In ability to understand speech. Headache different from past headaches. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a stroke.?

F.A.S.T: F = new onset facial weakness on one side, the mouth or the eye droops (smiling shows this up)

A = new onset arm weakness (you cant hold one of your arms up or lift it properly

S = speech problems, new slurring or difficulty finding the name for common objects e.g. pen, chairs, keys.

T = Urgent treatment in hospital is required. Call ambulance. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a stroke?

What are the symptoms of a stroke?

Vision in both eyes: By definition, any vision changes that occur with stroke must show up in both eyes. Sometimes it is subtle, but because the nerves from your eyes cross over, any stroke will affect both. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a stroke?

Many: It could be any of these: confusion, speech problems, unable to move or feel arms or legs, loss or change of vision. You should see immediate help if you suspect a stroke. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of mini strokes?

Mini stroke is: Symptoms of stroke that last just few minutes or hours but always less than 24 hrs. Consider a warning sign of a complete stroke. Also known as transient ischemic attacks is a serious event that should not be ignored. Treatment and diagnosis should be seek immediately. Symptoms include sudden numbness and tingling or weakness at face, arm or leg in one side of the body; confusion, trouble speaking. ...Read more

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Do strokes affect more men then women?

Do strokes affect more men then women?

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 greater are more likely to suffer a stroke than men are. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms as a mild stroke?

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 the face droop? 2) arms-ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward? 3) speech-ask the person to repeat a simple phrase. Is their speech slurred or strange? 4) time-if you observe any of these signs, call 9-1-1 immediately. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a major stroke?

Location dependent: This depends upon the location of the stroke. It could include weakness, language difficulties, sensory abnormalities and visual loss. Other possibilites include personality change, neglect of one side of the body, transient visual hallucinations, inability to swallow, facial weakness and numbness, gait disorders, tremors and spasticity. The list is not all inclusive. ...Read more

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Is zig zag flashing vision symptom of stroke?

Is zig zag flashing vision symptom of stroke?

No: These symptoms most probably in your age is ophthalmic migraine with or without ensuing headache. See your neurologist or eye-md for work up. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a micro-stroke?

What are the symptoms of having a micro-stroke?

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, unilateral weakness and/or numbness, perhaps unilateral loss of vision, maybe double vision, imbalance, etc. Variable in view of variations of brain circulation. A mini event might be termed lacune, and leads to vascular dementia. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a stroke or attack for a woman?

See: Stroke. Org, heart. Org, and womenshealth. Gov for good info. ...Read more

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Why is it that more men die from a stroke than women?

That's not clear: Stroke certainly can be life threatening, especially if intracranial hemorrhage is associated, (60% mortality by one year). Men may have more complicated risk factors, such as hypertension, diabetes, obesity, high triglycerides, elevated homocysteine, smoking, alcohol abuse, but we surely are seeing many women with similar risk factors. ...Read more

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What are some of the less obvious symptoms of stroke?

What are some of the less obvious symptoms of stroke?

Variable: Minimal loss of sensation, minimal speech or vision impairment & memory disturbances are some of the subtle symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of people who have had a stroke?

Stroke symptoms: Facial weakness, arm weakness, slurred speech can be signs. They can be very dramatic or very slurred. The person may lose consciousness or vision may become impaired. These are serious and time is of the essence. Call 911 and get medical help fast. ...Read more

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With tia's or mini strokes' what would be the visual symptoms?

With tia's or mini strokes' what would be the visual symptoms?

Amaurosis Fugax: Visual tias have their own name call amaurosis fugax. It present like a curtain going down on one eye and leaves with the curtain rising. This will resolve in less than 24 jous. ...Read more