Strokes are the nation's third leading cause of death, and they generally occur when the brain's blood supply is interrupted. The leading causes of stroke include high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Behaviors that increase a person’s risk of suffering a stroke include smoking and not getting regular exercise. The warning signs of a stroke include sudden headache, dizziness, numbness, and a sudden inability to comprehend others or see in one or both eyes. The causes and symptoms of stroke are further discussed in this video.
To find out whether you may be at a heightened risk for a stroke, talk to the healthcare experts at South Bay Hospital. Our Sun City Center hospital provides diagnostic and treatment services for stroke, cancer, and other serious health conditions. Learn more about our services by calling (888) 685-1595 today.