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What are the symptoms?

Stroke does not just happen. Often, there are warning signs. By recognizing these signs and taking prompt action to get medical attention, you can avoid an impending stroke or reduce it severity.
The key symptoms are:


Sudden weakness or numbness on one side of the body. Signs of this may be a drooping face, a dribbling mouth, weakness in the arm or leg. 


Sudden blurred vision of one eye or both eyes.


Difficulty in speaking or understanding speech, or slurred speech.


Dizziness, loss of balance, confusion


Sudden severe headache


Nausea or vomiting


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