A stroke is a very sudden event which causes an interruption to the brain’s blood supply. Symptoms of a stroke can include numbness in the face, arms or legs, confusion, slurred speech, impaired vision, dizziness and loss of coordination or severe, unexplained headache. The effects of a stroke can be treated with medicine, occupational therapy, speech therapy, surgery, psychological therapies. Lifestyle changes such as improved nutrition or quitting smoking can also help.
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