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Georgiq posted:
I was rushe to er a couple days with some stroke symptoms, droopy face, slurring wore, unable to walk and hardly any strength in my right hand
I am 40 yrs and typically have normal bp...thqt night is went from 153/110 to 165/112 and by the time i left it was 117/74. Could that have been an mini stoke maybe
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Richard C Senelick, MD responded:
I am assuming that all of your symptoms cleared. Did they feel you had a TIA? It would be a stroke if your symptoms did not clear in 24 hours. Here is a link to a post I just wrote on TIA's . I am ssuming you received a complete workup for your symptoms. You are somewhat young to be having stroke symptoms, but it certainly happens and it requires a detailed evaluation of your blood and heart, in addition to the usual causes of a stroke. You cannot ignore this episode.

It is imperative that you get a thorough evaluation. Do you have a primary care doctor you can go to? If not, ask the ER for a referral and ask for a complete copy of all of the tests that were perfomed that day in the ER.

Good Luck.
After your stroke you may be experiencing a new normal, but remember what George Eliot said- It is never too late to be what you might have been. You still can achieve new goals.


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