Stroke symptoms you may not Know 2023


Susan Boyle told Ant and Dec that she thought it was “crazy” to sing again after her health crisis.

Susan’s stroke last year would have scared her, but she sang I Dreamed A Dream, a flashback to her 2009 TV show audition, beautifully.

After a stroke in April 2022, the 62-year-old worried she might never sing again.

The UK Stroke Association reports 100,000 strokes annually.

Most people know the FAST stroke symptoms

  • Facial weakness
  • Arm weakness
  • Speech problems
  • Time to call 999.

Stroke specialist Professor Martin Dennis noted other stroke symptoms.

The University of Edinburgh stroke expert revealed six lesser-known stroke symptoms.

Professor Dennis remarked that those with aphasia or dysphasia will mix their speech.

Thus, “may not be able to say anything, or understand anything”.

Professor Dennis elaborated: “Their reading and writing may be impacted.

“Because they cannot answer questions, laypeople may call them confused or forgetful.”

Thus, stroke symptoms include unexpected memory loss.

Sitting or lying down might cause limb numbness, but this is not a stroke symptom.

Professor Dennis also noted that strokes might cause hazy vision or blindness.

“Very, very, rarely a sign of a stroke on its own” is swallowing problems.

A brain bleed can cause a severe headache.

Sudden vertigo, double vision, weakness, or clumsiness, and slurred speech might indicate a stroke.

Stroke symptoms

  • Apparent, sudden memory loss
  • Numbness in limbs
  • Blurry vision or loss of eyesight
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Sudden, severe headache
  • Vertigo.

Call 999 for an ambulance if you suspect a stroke.

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