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What are the symptoms of stroke?

Symptoms and effects of stroke can include: sudden weakness on one side of the body; inability to move or lift the arm; sudden paralysis of one side of the body; movement and coordination problems; cognitive problems; sudden, severe headache; dizziness and/or vertigo; nausea and vomiting; blurred vision; loss of vision; seizure, and; loss of consciousness.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 16 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Ischaemic stroke


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