Stroke occurs in people of every age group, and it’s usually triggered by poor lifestyle choices. Prevention is the best cure, and we’ll help you recognize the early signs and symptoms of stroke in order to prevent any greater damage.
1. Vision issues
Stroke survivors complain of dual picture, blurred vision or loss of vision in one or both eyes. Over 44% of sufferers experienced this problem.
2. Headache and dizziness
Vertigo is common in women under 45. If you are dizzy all the time, consult your doctor immediately.
3. Difficulty speaking
Unbound speech is an early sign of stroke. It’s oftentimes manifested as a confusion for time and place, and it sufferers lose their ability to speak completely.
4. Weak limbs
Limbs are weak and hard to control. The paralysis usually occurs in the arm or leg on the opposite side of the affected hemisphere.
Extend your arms in front of you, and hold them in this position for 10 seconds. If one of your arms drops, you may be dealing with a stroke.
5. Facial pain (one side)
Sudden and severe pain in limbs or face indicates stroke.
6. Headache and migraine
Sudden headache is a sign of stroke, and it’s a common symptom in women and young people who have already had migraine episodes.
7. Facial paralysis
If you have no control on the muscles of your face, you are probably dealing with a stroke.
Women often experience fatigue, confusion, disorientation and exhaustion.
Women have these. Hiccups usually occur as a result of the damage on the respiratory center in the brain.
10. Difficulty breathing and tachycardia
These symptoms shouldn’t be ignored and they are more common in women.