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Tuesday, May 29, 2007


Stroke is the third leading cause of death in developed countries.Some of the sufferers die as a result of the stroke or its complications,and many of them have moderate to severe health impairments and long term disabilities.HOWEVER,quite a number will RECOVER most or all normal health and function,depending on how fast the person can get the immediate EMERGENCY treatment as well as how much you recognize the sign and symptoms of stroke.

There are 2 type of stroke i.e. Ischemic and hemorrhagic.So it is very important for us to recognize the symptoms:
Symptoms of ischemic stroke
a) Sudden trouble standing or walking,dizziness, loss of balance or coordination.
b) Sudden numbness of the face or weakness of arm or leg,especially on one side of the body.
c) Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding.
d) Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes.
e) Sudden,very severe headache with no known cause.

Symptoms of hemorrhagic stroke
a) Partial or total loss of consciousness.
b) Vomiting or severe nausea.
c) Weakness,numbness or paralysis,especially on one side of the body.
d) Sudden,severe headache
e) Stiff neck.
f) Light intolerance.

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