Do you know the common symptoms of stroke? Learn what they look and feel like so that you’ll know when to get emergency help.
By Diana Rodriguez | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH | Source EverydayHealth.com
The window of opportunity to successfully treat a stroke is short — about three hours — which is why every minute counts. Unfortunately, about 70 percent of patients who suffer a minor stroke do not recognize their symptoms — and 30 percent delay seeking medical attention for more than 24 hours, according to a study published in the journal Stroke. Maybe you think you can spot stroke symptoms in someone else, but would you know if a stroke was happening to you?
For symptoms read more via Am I Having a Stroke? – Stroke Center – EverydayHealth.com.