Intense headache can mimic migraines but may signal stroke if with other symptoms. Severe or unusual headache, get prompt medical help.
Patel notes sudden nausea/vomiting as potential stroke symptoms, stemming from blocked artery/brain bleeding.
Stroke can lead to unending hiccups, as can other neurological problems. Persistent hiccups warrant a doctor's visit
Posterior brain stroke leads to balance, dizziness per Dr. Tarpley. Seek urgent help for walking instability.
A stroke is like a brain heart attack. Chest pain, with palpitations, signals ischemic stroke, per Cleveland Clinic and Cedars-Sinai.
Both stroke & heart attack mimic chest pain. Also, shortness of breath. Both urgent, seek help for these symptoms.
Age-related cognitive decline ≠ sudden confusion. Vascular dementia, due to reduced blood flow (like strokes), causes executive function loss & communication issues.
Strokes cause memory loss, confusion, getting lost, and difficulty with instructions or transactions (American Stroke Association).
One-sided numbness/weakness signals stroke. Left body affected, stroke on right brain; vice versa. Act fast, see a doctor!
Stroke can cause facial paralysis due to nerve damage, leading to sagging or lack of movement in the face.