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Slurred speech is commonly recognized as a symptom that someone has had a stroke. But speech difficulties resulting from a stroke can be much more complicated than just slurred words.
We all have moments when we struggle to find the right words or forget the name of someone we just met.
It's been 2 1/2 years since my stroke (systic lesions in basal ganglia) I thought my back problems were the reason for my symptoms,I waited 72 hours before going to Emergency room.
Would you know if you were having a stroke? Stroke is the third leading cause of death for women in the United States, and fourth for men and women combined.
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If you've had shingles, you may be at higher risk of having a stroke.
We have talked about shingles many times on EmpowHER, informing our readers about what do to prevent an outbreak (get vaccinated) and what to do when an outbreak occurs.
that had more advanced equipment , they referred me to a dr there which discovered that i had a spinal stroke ,,,, mentally this is tough on me being that i am a go-getter and a busy ...
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Stroke is a brain injury. It occurs when the brain's blood supply is interrupted. Without oxygen and nutrients from blood, brain tissue dies quickly (in less than 10 minutes). This causes a sudden function loss.
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