GP Referral – Stroke

gp-StrokeWhat is it?

It is a condition in which the brain cells suddenly die because of a lack of oxygen.

Symptoms

Sudden numbness or weakness in the face, arms, or legs, confusion, vision problems, problems with walking or coordination

Medication

A clot-busting medicine to dissolve the blood clot

Treatment

Lifestyle changes may include quitting smoking, following a healthy diet, maintaining a healthy weight, and being physically active.


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