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Related Web Site: American Stroke Association

This division of the American Heart Association offers support, information, and more.

American Stroke Association

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Understanding Stroke -- Symptoms

You should consider these symptoms warning signs and consult your health care provider: Sudden weakness or numbness in the face, arm, or leg on one side of the body. Abrupt loss of vision, strength, coordination, sensation, speech, or the ability to understand speech. These symptoms may become worse over time. Sudden dimness of vision, especially in one eye. Sudden loss of balance, possibly accompanied by vomiting, nausea, fever, hiccups, or trouble with swallowing. Sudden and severe...

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Related Web Site: National Stroke Association

The National Stroke Association devotes all its resources to stroke. Supported by major pharmaceutical and medical device makers, it offers information and support to patients, caregivers, and medical professionals.

National Stroke Association

 

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Reviewed by Jon Glass on March 10, 2010
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