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Am I Having a Stroke?

bigstock-The-word-Health-surrounded-by--43388209 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.

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