HEALTH AND MEDICINE, SCIENCE AND TECH

STROKE: SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS


Symptoms of stroke Strokes occur quickly and, as such, symptoms of stroke often appear suddenly without warning. The main symptoms of stroke are as follows:

1. Confusion, including trouble with
speaking and understanding

2. Headache, possibly with altered consciousness or vomiting

3. Numbness of the face, arm or leg,
particularly on one side of the body

4. Trouble with seeing, in one or both
eyes

5. Trouble with walking, including
dizziness and lack of co-ordination.

In addition to the persistence of the
problems listed above, patients may also experience the following:

1. Bladder or bowel control problems

2. Depression

3. Pain in the hands and feet that gets
worse with movement and temperature changes

4. Paralysis or weakness on one or both sides of the body

5. Trouble controlling or expressing emotions

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