How To: Identify the symptoms of a stroke or heart attack

Identify the symptoms of a stroke or heart attack

If your arm is tingling all fuzzy-like the way it does when you've slept on it wrong all night but you've been up for more than a few hours, then you may have a case of the stroke rather than sleep-induced wonky arm.

There are a variety of symptoms to look for if you suspect you or someone you know is having a stroke or a heart attack. It's important to know how to identify these symptoms in case either of these problems manifest. Check out this video to learn how to identify the symptoms.

The May edition of It's About You focuses on some of the most effective ways to identify the symptoms of stroke, along with some of the best ways to keep from having a life-threatening stroke or heart attack. Fayette County Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent Amelia Brown provides some important health tips. Also featured is an interview with UKAg employee Michael Bush, who discusses the lifestyle changes he made after surviving a life-threatening stroke.

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