The Brain Attack
Imagine an event that, in less than a minute, would forever change your life and the lives of those closest to you."Stroke" is sometimes called a brain attack.It's a leading cause of death in Canada. 
Know the Signs

Weakness: Sudden loss of strength or numbness in the face, arms or legs even if temporary

Trouble Speaking: Sudden difficulty speaking or understanding or sudden confusion, even if temporary.

Vision Problems: Sudden trouble with vision, even if temporary.

Headache: Sudden severe and unusual.

Dizziness: Sudden loss of balance, especially with any of the above signs. 

Get independence, find the support they need and learn how to survive and thrive after stroke.  

Brain Scientist explains what a stroke feels like from the inside

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor had a stroke in 1996 and recounts that story in her top rated talk at the TED Conference (it's the most viewed video from that conference). She explains with insight and humor what it's like to have a stroke.



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