If necessary measures are taken within the first hours of the symptoms, damage to the brain cells can be reduced.
Other symptoms include sudden arm, leg or face weakness, sudden confusion or speaking, sudden trouble seeing, sudden trouble with balance and a sudden severe headache with no known cause.
What is a pre stroke?
A pre-stroke, also known as transient ischemic attacks (TIA), occurs when there is a brief lack of blood flow to the brain. The manifestation is similar to that of a stroke, but it disappears within 24 hours, leaving no permanent disabilities.
What does a massive stroke feel like?
numbness or weakness on one side of the body. trouble walking or balancing. vision problems. a sharp or severe headache.
What does a stroke feel like for a woman?
Common stroke symptoms
sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes. sudden numbness or weakness of your face and your limbs, most likely on one side of your body. sudden trouble speaking or understanding, which is related to confusion. sudden and severe headache with no known cause.
What are the first signs of a mini stroke?
Symptoms of a mini-stroke may include one or more of the following:
- Weakness or numbness in your arms and/or legs, usually on one side of the body.
- Dysphasia (difficulty speaking)
- Vision changes.
- Tingling (paresthesias)
- Abnormal taste and/or smells.
- Loss of balance.