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5 Warning Signs of Stroke and Stroke Prevention

Do you know the main 5 warning signs of stroke? Or how about the unique signs of stroke for a woman? Since stokes happen fast and furious and are often fatal, it's vitally important to know the 5 classic stroke symptoms, as well as the individual early signs of a stroke for a woman.

Stoke is the third leading cause of death in the U.S., right behind heart disease and cancer. And it's also a major cause of disability from speech, movement and memory loss of control.

So even more important than knowing stroke symptoms, men and women at risk (which is every adult) should begin immediately to follow the 10 basic guidelines below for stroke prevention.

The Warning Signs of a Stroke

What is a stoke? And what are the early warning signs of a stroke? Strokes are basically brain attacks that can kill your brain cells. A stroke injures the brain like a heart attack injures the heart. You can assess stoke symptoms by asking a person to do the following three things.Trouble performing any of the above tasks could well indicate that he or she is having a stroke.

Even when stroke symptoms only last a few minutes, you should get immediate help. Time is of the essence in the case of a stroke. Call 911 or rush the person to your local emergency room if they experience any of the following 5 warning signs of stroke:
  1. Sudden confusion or difficulty speaking and understanding;

  2. Sudden numbness or weakness in face, arm or leg (usually on one side);

  3. Sudden blurred vision or trouble seeing with one or both eyes;

  4. Sudden dizziness, trouble walking, loss of balance or coordination;

  5. Sudden severe or unusual headache with no known cause.
Although these 5 warning signs of stroke are the most common, the latest research shows that signs of stroke for a woman can also include the following stroke symptoms:One third of all stroke victims die and many of the rest end up with major disabilities.

The Seven Steps of Stroke Prevention

It's estimated that 80% of all strokes can be prevented. Those are terrific odds. So it only makes good sense to structure your life for stroke prevention by following these 10 guidelines:Be sure to sign up for my free Natural Health Newsletter.

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