STUDY: Awareness & Fast Response Key To Combating Stroke In Children

african american child with doctorWhen you think of strokes you typically think of adults, but research shows that children have strokes as well. A study on stroke in children conducted by the National Stroke Foundation and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute was presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2014.

Warning Signs of a Stroke?

The signs of stroke in children are very similar to adults:

• Weakness or numbness of the face, arm or leg
• Sudden difficulty in speaking

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