6 warning signs and symptoms of stroke

Stroke symptoms can vary from person to person, and may vary depending on the type and part of the brain affected, as different parts of the brain control different parts of the body. Stroke symptoms often develop suddenly and quickly, but in some cases they can develop over hours or even days.

Everyone should know the symptoms and warning signs of a stroke, whether it occurs within minutes or hours, and treat it as a medical emergency. Early and rapid medical intervention improves chances of survival and reduces the risk of permanent brain damage or long-term disability. [1] [2] [3]

In this article, learn about the symptoms of a stroke, according to its type, and the warning signs.
Symptoms of a stroke before it occurs include: [4]

Severe headache with no apparent cause, often starting suddenly.
Sudden nausea or vomiting without a pathological cause.
Weakness or numbness on one side of the body, such as numbness in the face, arm, or leg.
Difficulty speaking or understanding what others are saying.
Vision problems, such as blurred vision or no vision in one or both eyes.
Dizziness or imbalance and difficulty walking.
Small stroke symptoms
The mini-strike is known by many names, including: [5]

Minor stroke.
Transient ischemic attack.
Warning stroke.
A mini-stroke can last for different lengths of time; From a few minutes to 24 hours. It often does not cause permanent damage, but it is considered a medical emergency that should not be ignored even if its symptoms disappear. In most cases, a stroke comes within days or weeks only. [5] [6]

The symptoms of a mini-stroke are similar to those of a regular stroke, most notably: [5]

Sudden weakness in the face.
Weakness in the arm.
Difficulty speaking
Stroke symptoms
The main stroke symptoms are indicated by the English word (FAST), which means: [3]

Face: drooping of the face on one side so that the person cannot smile.
Arms: Weakness or numbness in one arm, so that the person cannot lift it.
Speech: Difficulty speaking or speaking in an indistinct manner, and in some cases the person may not be able to speak at all or understand what is being said to them.
Time: indicates that it is time to seek emergency treatment immediately, and it should be noted that the longer it takes to start treatment, the higher the risk of permanent brain damage.

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