We’ve all heard the terms heart disease and stroke often talked about together. One key difference between the two is awareness. We both know that at the first sign of chest pain or shortness of breath, we should head to the nearest emergency room. But what are the warning signs behind a stroke If you aren’t sure what the answer is, you are far from alone. A National Stroke Association survey found that one in three Americans were not able to name a symptom of stroke. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), a stroke occurs when blood vessels, responsible for carrying oxygen and nutrients to the brain, rupture or are blocked. The brain is therefore unable to receive the oxygen and blood it needs to function and brain cells begin to die.…
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I came late to these videos. You have likely already seen them. Swaying before syncope suggests a benign cause. Malignant syncope usually results in a sudden drop; a slump really. Compare to these …
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