Better Students Ask More Questions.
What are the indications, risk factors, signs and symptoms of someone who is having a...
1 Answer | add yours
Some symptoms of stroke include: headache, trouble with speech, trouble with comprehension, paralysis of limbs or face, and trouble with vision. Risk factors include: being overweight, lack of exercise, high cholesterol, cigarette smoking, diabetes, heart disease. Other factors are family history of stroke, age, gender-strokes are more common in men than women, and even race-stroke risk is greatest in African Americans than other groups. Another term for stroke is cerebrovascular accident. A blocked blood vessel or bleeding around the brain can result in stroke. Strokes are the third major cause of death in the United States.
Posted by trophyhunter1 on July 30, 2013 at 5:27 AM (Answer #2)
Join to answer this question
Join a community of thousands of dedicated teachers and students.