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Five warning signs of stroke that should not be ignored and foods you should avoid.

Stroke is an health condition that occurs when the blood flow to your brain is limited. When this happens, your brain cells will not get the necessary nutrients they require and they may tend to get damaged. There are signs you will notice when you are about stroke. These signs should never be ignored, because the earlier the better.


Below are the signs.

1. You will experience difficulty speaking and understanding.

When you experience this, that may be a warning sign that you are about to have stroke. This happens because your brain function is retarded due to poor blood circulation. When this happens, proper coordination process will be disrupted.


2. Paralysis or numbness of the face, arm or leg.

You may develop sudden numbness, weakness or paralysis in your face, arm or leg. This often affects just one side of your body. When you try to raise both arms over your head at the same time. If one arm begins to fall, you may be about to have stroke. Also, one side of your mouth may droop when you try to smile.


3. Problem seeing in one or both eyes.

When you are about to have stroke, your vision will be affected. You may suddenly have blurred or blackened vision in one or both eyes, or you may see double movements.


4. Headache.


Not all headache usually call for serious concern. When you have a severe headache that causes diziness, vomiting and unconsciousness. When you notice this, that may be a sign that you have stroke.


5. Trouble talking. 

When you have stroke, you may find it difficult to talk. This is because your brain function as declined due to poor blood flow. Your brain will now find it difficult to coordinate the activities of the body.


There are foods you consume excessively that increases your risk of having stroke. These foods should be avoided because they may clog blood vessels in the brain, thereby causing poor blood flow.

Below are the foods.

1. Foods high in saturated fats like dairy products like cheese, yogurt, baked foods.

2. Foods high in cholesterol example cheese, bacon and red meat.

3. Foods high in trans fat like fried chicken, french fries, and chips.

4. Foods that are high in sodium example pizza, canned soup and pickles.


Article in reference to:

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stroke/symptoms-causes.

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