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Three subtle stroke symptoms you might miss but should never ignore

Slurred speech, weakness, and drooping on one side of the face are common stroke symptoms that are more easily detectable. Some indications of a stroke are more subtle though.

One of these more muted signs includes balance. This includes sudden loss of coordination, trouble walking, loss of balance, dizziness or vertigo, nausea and/or vomiting, per BSW health.

Another subtle sign of a stroke can be seen in the eyes. Suddenly having an issue seeing out of one or both eyes is something that should be taken seriously.

Vision problems can be one of the more unrecognized symptoms because it’s not widely known to the public as a sign of a stroke.

Strokes that affect the occipital lobes, located in the back of the brain, commonly present as more of a visual issue.

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Hemorrhagic strokes occur when a blood vessel in the brain erupts and leads to intracranial bleeding.

Hemorrhagic strokes account for the approximately remaining 15 percent of all strokes.

“When you’re dealing with a sudden onset headache that might be described as the ‘worst headache of your life,’ and also dealing with some of the signs and symptoms seen with ischemic strokes, that could indicate the possibility of a ruptured aneurysm, and you need to seek immediate care,” Dr. Laali said.

This story originally appeared on Express.co.uk

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