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Two more signs of stroke found

2nd December 2011

A project run by the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust has highlighted two more symptoms that may indicate someone is having a stroke.

Researchers found leg weakness and loss of vision were strong indicators to look out for. A recent NHS campaign advised people to check if a patient's face had fallen to one side, if they had trouble lifting their arms or had slurred speech but the Leicester team now suggest that people should look out for five signs.

 

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Article Information

Title: Two more signs of stroke found
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 20491
Date Added: 2nd Dec 2011

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