Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability in the United States. Immediate medical attention after a stroke has been shown to improve the effectiveness of treatment and reduce risk for death or long-term disability.
Stroke experts say that knowing the sudden and severe warning signs of stroke will help to reduce lifetime disability and to even save a life. The American Stroke Association urges people to be on the lookout for the following signs:
- Severe headache with no known cause
- Sudden vision problems in one or both eyes
- Sudden numbness or weakness in the face, arm or leg predominant on one side of the body
- Sudden difficulty walking or dizziness, loss of balance or problems with coordination
- Sudden confusion or trouble speaking or understanding speech
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