HEALTH

MORE ABOUT STROKES_DR BIODUN OGUNGBO

Stroke refers to sudden weakness of an arm or leg, sudden confusion, sudden blindness or difficulty in speaking. Sudden severe headache is also a sign of stroke.

Some describe the headache as the worst of their lives or like a bomb has gone off inside their heads. There are two types of stroke; the wet stroke or Hemorrhagic and the dry stroke or Ischaemic.

It can be caused by too much blood in the brain or obstruction of the tap/artery carrying blood to the brain.

When you notice any of the above symptoms, go straight to a standard hospital.

The neurosurgeons can remove the blood clot or reopen the blood vessel.

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