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Please describe the warning signs of a stroke?

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Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: NINDS website

Check the national institute for neurological disorders and stroke (ninds) for this info, the link is http://www.
Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/stroke/knowstroke.Htm different from heart attacks, most strokes don't hurt. Patients often show up too late. Severe headaches may indicate hemorrhagic stroke or aneurysm rupture. If in doubt, go to the emergency room.

In brief: NINDS website

Check the national institute for neurological disorders and stroke (ninds) for this info, the link is http://www.
Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/stroke/knowstroke.Htm different from heart attacks, most strokes don't hurt. Patients often show up too late. Severe headaches may indicate hemorrhagic stroke or aneurysm rupture. If in doubt, go to the emergency room.
Dr. Soren Singel
Dr. Soren Singel
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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Usually tia

A TIA is when pts have stroke symptoms that resolve in 24 hrs.
This could be slurred speech weakness on one side of body or visual field deficits.A TIA is a warning that a cva may be coming. A cva does not have a short recovery time and can lead to permanant deficits.

In brief: Usually tia

A TIA is when pts have stroke symptoms that resolve in 24 hrs.
This could be slurred speech weakness on one side of body or visual field deficits.A TIA is a warning that a cva may be coming. A cva does not have a short recovery time and can lead to permanant deficits.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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In brief: Risks and symptoms

Ounce of prevention, deal with hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, high triglycerides, high homocysteine, and stop smoking.
Commonly, a transient ischemic attack may suggest imminent risk, and transient loss of unilateral vision, focal numbness, weakness, imbalance or incoordination can all be clues of current or future problems.

In brief: Risks and symptoms

Ounce of prevention, deal with hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, high triglycerides, high homocysteine, and stop smoking.
Commonly, a transient ischemic attack may suggest imminent risk, and transient loss of unilateral vision, focal numbness, weakness, imbalance or incoordination can all be clues of current or future problems.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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