Did you know that stroke is the 1 of top 5 reasons for death in the USA? This devastating reality has to be changed and one of the things you can do is to learn the warning signs that indicate a stroke.
Stroke is a brain attack as a result of improper blood flow in the brain. Strokes leave those who survive permanently handicapped in adult people.
There is a hemorrhagic or ischemic stroke, and the second is caused by blocked and tight canals of the brain and because of that, the flow of the blood in the brain is not normal. The other kind of stroke is very rare and it is made by aneurysm vessels in the brain.
So, to prevent stroke you need to recognize in time and find help fast.
These Are the Obvious Signs:
- Having hard time talking
- Numb limbs and face (usually on one side)
- Having a hard time walking and having no control of movements
- Sight problems in one or both eyes
- Sudden depression
- Complete paralysis
The Best Way to Explain Further Each Step is Through This Acronym
Face: see the whole face. Is your smile crooking? Is it saggy?
Arms- lift the arms or try. Do they fall down?
Speech: just say anything a few times. Can you properly?
Time: ask help ASAP!
If you see any of these symptoms, ask for help immediately. Don’t drive by yourself, it is better to be picked up by professionals.
Also, some people cannot make a difference between a migraine and a stroke, but remember that stroke is sudden and migraine develop with time.
Stroke can happen to all people of every age, but there are some groups that have bigger chances of getting it.
Here are the target groups:
- 55 or older
- Heart issues, atrial fibrillation, and blood problems
- Aesthetic injuries
Start changing the diet and eliminate unhealthy habits. Exercise a lot, quit smoking, eat veggies and drink a lot of water.