Description A subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) occurs when a blood vessel in the brain ruptures, causing blood to flow rapidly into a space between the brain and the skull known as the subarachnoid space. A subarachnoid hemorrhage is usually the result of a ruptured intracranial aneurysm, but an SAH also can be caused by head trauma…
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Signs & Symptoms of Stroke – FAST
The best way to treat a stroke is for people to learn what to recognize using FAST:
Facial numbness or weakness, especially on one side.
Arm numbness or weakness, especially on one side.
Slurred speech or difficulty speaking.
Time to call 911.
Other symptoms of stroke also may include: severe headache, dizziness, loss of balance, loss of vision or double vision. Surprisingly, pain is not a frequent symptom of stroke.
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