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Understanding Warning Signs of Brain Stroke

Even if you know the term brain stroke, just knowing that isn’t enough.

Recognizing early symptoms is the most important thing anyone can do to prevent future severe consequences.

Read Further or Watch the video to know how

Brain stroke, also known as Brain Attack in medical terms.

Stroke is a health condition that impacts a lot of individuals.

It’s similar to a Heart attack. It occurs when the blood vessels in Brain get open or blocked. This is a severe condition and might have severe consequences for the patient.

But with advancements in medical science, it’s now possible to treat this health condition.

Before we begin with information on the warning signs of stroke, it’s essential to understand that stroke is a preventable disease.

There are numerous risk factors that can lead to stroke.

The Big Five” are the most common risk factors.  The “Big Five include:

  1. High Blood Pressure
  2. Diabetes
  3.   Tobacco use
  4. Cardiac Diseases
  5.   Previous Stroke

If you are able to eliminate these risk factors, you can drastically reduce the possibility of stroke.

Another way to reduce the likelihood of stroke is regular exercise and a proper diet.

If you eliminate the “Big Fives” and adopt a healthy lifestyle, you can prevent 70-80% of Strokes.

So it’s vital for everyone to take the necessary precautions mentioned above.

However, if you get a Stroke or Brain Attack, you should immediately rush to the hospital that treats stroke.

It’s better to visit the specialist hospital instead of the general hospital as they might not have the necessary facilities for treatment.

Now, let’s move on to the symptoms of Brain Stroke.

What are the early symptoms of Brain Stroke?

There are numerous signs and symptoms that can indicate the possible attack of a stroke. Here’s a list of them:

  1. Weakness in one side of the body
  2. You can’t speak clearly
  3.   you can’t see clearly,
  4. Severe headache
  5.   Unconsciousness

These are the early signs of Brain Stroke.

If you experience any of these signs or symptoms, you should imminently rush to the stroke-ready hospital.

Have queries or concern ?

    What does a stroke-ready hospital do?

    Stroke-ready hospital has certain predefined protocols for stroke patients.

    For e.g.,

    At Sahyadri Hospital, we have arranged a stroke code. Under this code, we give utmost importance to time.

    The reason is early treatment of stroke delivers good results.

    Our Stroke Code

    It’s important to remember that these procedures and manoeuvres are time-bound.

    The quicker a patient gets treatment, the better chances he/she has.

    So if you or any of your loved ones experience these symptoms, you should immediately rush to the stroke-ready hospital.

    If the treatment is received at an early stage, a patient can be saved from death or lifetime disability to a large extent.

    We hope this brief information has cleared a lot of your doubts.

    In case you need any more assistance or information on brain stroke, you can easily reach out to us.

    We are always here to help

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    Dr. Nasli R Ichaporia

    Dr. Nasli R Ichaporia

    Senior Consultant Neurologist & Director of Neurology Department, Nagar road
    Contact: +91 88888 22222
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