Mini-Strokes Getting Maximum Care

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Was that brief numbness in your arm a pinched nerve or an early warning of a devastating stroke?

    It's important to pay attention and alert your doctor if you experience any of the following:

    Mini-Strokes Getting Maximum Care

    [CHI] Mini-Strokes Getting Maximum Care
    Was that brief numbness in your arm a pinched nerve or an early warning of a devastating stroke? (Published Tuesday, Aug 25, 2009)

    • Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body
    • Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
    • Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes
    • Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
    • Sudden, severe headache with no known cause

    Doctors are now even treating "mini-strokes" with maximum care.

    Mini-Strokes Getting Maximum Care

    [CHI] Mini-Strokes Getting Maximum Care
    Was that brief numbness in your arm a pinched nerve or an early warning of a devastating stroke? (Published Tuesday, Aug 25, 2009)

    Additional resources:

    StrokeAssociation.org
    Rush University Medical Center