Sudden changes in vision
Radiating pain from chest to the left arm.
Sudden numbness or weakness on one side of the body
Family history of cardiovascular disease
A stroke occurs approximately 152,000 times a year in the UK
Black people are twice as likely to have a stroke compared to white people.
5 in 10 stroke survivors will go on to have a recurrent stroke or TIA.
Stroke is the fourth single largest cause of death in the UK.
Loss of dopamine cells results in hyperkinetic disorder
Increase in dopamine production in the basal ganglia results in Parkinson's Disease
The substantia nigra struggles to relay information
Pockets of air found in the brain
Protein deposits found in the brain
A build-up of salt found in the brain
Microscopic crystalline matter found in the brain
Lack of bladder control
Impaired balance and coordination