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In case of a stroke, the supply of blood to the brain gets interrupted and hinders the oxygen and nutrients supply to the brain. In that case, the stroke causes the brain cell to die. Having a stroke is a medical emergency that requires immediate medical treatment or measures that helps to reduce the brain damage that helps to save lives. Timely intervention helps to stop the deteriorating health of the patient and to do that it is important that a person should be aware of the signs and symptoms of stroke and in case of an emergency, one should take preventive measures and immediately rush to the hospital.

Management of Acute Stroke
The goal of acute stock management is to stabilize the patient immediately and to complete the initial evaluation of the condition and assessment within 60 minutes of the arrival of the patient. The initial timing is very crucial in such cases.  Timely medical assistance helps to increase the chances of survival and it decreases the chances of any life-threatening risks.

Signs and symptoms of a stroke
Identification of signs or symptoms of stroke is very crucial to help a person who is having a stroke. Knowing about the symptoms can help to save the life by performing essential preventive measures. Some of the symptoms include:

  • Trouble in walking
  • Headache
  •  Blurred vision or double vision
  • Paralysis of the face, arm, or leg
  • Trouble in speaking
  • Unconsciousness
  • Inability to move the body
  • Numbness in legs or arms

Pointing out one single cause of a stroke is difficult but there are several underline health issues that might cause a stroke. Some of the causes include:

  • Blocked artery
  • Leaking or bursting of a blood vessel
  • Uncontrolled high blood pressure
  • Trauma or accident
  • Aneurysm
  • Protein deposits in the blood
  • Weakness of blood vessels
  • Excessive consumption of alcohol
  • Inactive lifestyle
  • Diabetes

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