The main reasons for handicap in adults, and the fourth dominant reason of death in America is the stroke. Stroke is a grave medical condition and it happens when there is not blood supply to certain part of the brain.
The strokes can be of two types, ischemic and hemorrhagic. Caused by reduction or barring of canals to your mind, the more common strokes are the ischemic and they can lead to gravely reduced blood flow. Induced by hemorrhaging in the brain, hemorrhagic strokes are not that common.
Recognizing the manifestation of a stroke therefore obtaining medical help is of great importance in order to diminish the risk of serious damage to the mind. The risk of death and handicap can be lowered and it can increase the chances of recovery.
The symptoms and signs can have different manifestation depending on the type of the stroke, the affected brain part and the seriousness of the damage. Nevertheless, they have the tendency to happen without warning.
Here are some of the signs:
If you feel your face, arm or leg numb specifically on one of the sides of your body If you have trouble walking and you lose control and balance If you have trouble speaking or understanding what others are saying