Don’t expect to have symptoms before a stroke.
If you are observing symptoms of stroke, it is best to assume that a stroke is presently occurring, and call 911.
In other words. The answer to, “Are there symptoms before a stroke?”, is NO! There are symptoms DURING a stroke!
There are, however, risk factors for stroke that you should be aware of.
Reduce Risk of Suffering a Stroke.
Controllable or treatable risk factors:
- high blood pressure
- atrial fibrillation
- high cholesterol
- tobacco use and smoking
- alcohol use
- physical inactivity
Uncontrollable risk factors:
- family history
- fibromuscular dysplasia
- patent foramen ovale
- previous stroke or TIA
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