Strokes are very serious and can have life-threatening consequences but there is a way to prevent one up to a month before it happens if you know how to recognize the warning signs your body is sending. In the following article we’ll explain the tell-tale signs which can indicate a stroke one month in advance and help you prevent it.
There are two types of strokes, ischemic and hemorrhagic. The first one is more common and is caused by narrowing or blocking of the arteries to the brain thus reducing the blood flow, while the second is caused by bleeding in the brain and is less typical.
Stroke is among the top 5 leading causes of death in the USA which is why you should pay close attention to any unusual changes in your body and act immediately.
Stroke happens when a blood vessels that transports oxygen and nutrients to the brain bursts or gets obstructed by a clot. As a result of this obstruction the designated part of the brain will not receive the much needed oxygen and nutrients and brain cells will start to die off. Additionally, the functions controlled by this body part will be affected as well and since the brain controls all of our bodily functions it can have a huge impact on your overall health.
Stroke can manifest differently in different people and when different brain parts are affected but one thing all patients report is that they start suddenly. Below you’ll find the warning signs that can be noticed up to a month before it happens and can help you, your friends or family prevent a serious, life-threatening condition. Read them carefully and consult your doctor if you’re in doubt.
Here are the most common symptoms of stroke:
-lightheadedness or weakness