World Stroke Day
Today stroke is the leading cause of disability worldwide and the second leading cause of death, but almost all strokes could be prevented. (World Stroke Organization)
Having a stroke inevitably brings a high level of damage to the person’s health, and brain cells in particular. To reduce the negative outcomes of having a stroke, it is crucial to recognize it as soon as possible. So here are the most common signs and symptoms of it:
- Sudden numbness in the face or any part of the body
- Speech difficulty
- Having trouble walking
- Having trouble seeing clearly
- Severe headache
If you or someone else experiences any of these symptoms, immediately call emergency services for professional diagnosis.
Let’s spread more awareness to minimize the consequences of having a stroke!
Updated: October 29, 2019