In a few minutes having a stroke, brain cells begin to die. So it is important to recognize the symptoms, to be addressed and get the proper treatment for recovery. Mild strokes may not cause symptoms but can still damage brain tissue.
Signs of stroke include:
Sudden numbness or weakness in the arm, face or leg, especially on one side of the body. Reflexes and sensation or missing entirely or partially. There may be a tingling sensation in the affected area.
Sudden confusion or trouble speaking or understanding. Sometimes weakness in the muscles of the face can cause uncontrolled discharge of saliva.
Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes.
Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination.
Sudden severe headaches with no known cause.
Anyone can have a stroke. But the likelihood is increased if a person has certain risk factors that can lead to stroke. The good news is that up to 80% of strokes can be prevented true.
There are two types of risk for stroke, which is a factor that can be controlled and that can not be controlled. For factors that can be controlled is generally a lifestyle risk factors or medical risk factors. Both can be managed by working with your doctor, who can prescribe medications and membesikan advice on how to adopt a healthy lifestyle.