According to the Stroke Association, the most common stroke symptoms include:
- Sudden weakness or numbness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body
- Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
- Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes
- Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
- Sudden, severe headache with no known cause
Get to the hospital immediately, if you experience any signs of a stroke! Call 911 or your local emergency number.
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American Stroke Foundation
offers a wide variety of publications and resources for professionals and patients, including Stroke Connection Magazine.
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics. American Heart Association - 2005 Update
- American Heart Association
- American Stroke Foundation
Heart Attack Symptoms
High Cholesterol Risk Factors
High Cholesterol Risks
High Cholesterol Symptoms
Peripheral Vascular Disease Symptoms
Recognizing a Stroke
For more information about stroke symptoms,
call 1-888-4-STROKE (1-888-478-7653)
or visit the Stroke Association website.
This page was last updated on 08/06/06.