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What are the 5 warning signs of a stroke in a woman?

What are the 5 warning signs of a stroke in a woman?

5 Classic Warning Signs of Stroke

  • Weakness or numbness in the face, arm or leg, usually on just one side.
  • Difficulty speaking or understanding language.
  • Decreased or blurred vision in one or both eyes.
  • Unexplained loss of balance or dizziness.
  • Severe headache with no known cause.

How do you feel days before a stroke?

Some people will experience symptoms such as headache, numbness or tingling several days before they have a serious stroke. One study found that 43% of stroke patients experienced mini-stroke symptoms up to a week before they had a major stroke.

Are there warning signs days before an aneurysm?

There aren’t usually warning signs before an aneurysm ruptures. An estimated 50% to 80% of aneurysms never rupture, but when they do, they are very dangerous and are accompanied by extreme pain in the head, chest, or abdomen.

How to recognize the signs of a stroke?

Recognizing the symptoms and risk factors are essential to receiving prompt medical intervention when a stroke occurs. Look for weak facial muscles or limbs. The person may be unable to hold objects or suddenly lose balance while standing. Look for signs that only one side of the person’s face or body has become weaker.

What to do if you have a stroke?

Expect emergency treatment for a hemorrhagic stroke. In cases of a hemorrhagic stroke, doctors will work quickly to stop the associated bleeding. These treatments may include: Surgical clipping or endovascular embolization to stop bleeding at the base of an aneurysm, if that was the cause of the stroke.

What kind of tests are done after a stroke?

Medical tests can include: Computed tomography (CT), which is a type of x-ray imaging that takes a detailed picture of the brain immediately after a suspected stroke. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which will also detect damage to the brain and may be used instead of, or in conjunction with, a CT scan.