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Heart disease and stroke are Canada's leading cause of death, and impacts the lives of almost 70% of Canadians in some way.

What is a stroke?

A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Without oxygen-rich blood, brain cells begin to die. If the blood supply is not restored, the affected part of the brain dies, causing disability and /or death. Depending on the location of the stroke in the brain, an individual's ability to move, see, remember, speak, reason, read or write could be affected.

Signs and Symptoms


Sudden loss of strength or sudden numbness in the face, arm or leg, even if temporary.

Trouble speaking

Sudden difficulty speaking or understanding, or sudden confusion, even if temporary.

Vision Problems

Sudden trouble with vision, even if temporary.


Sudden severe and unusual headache.


Sudden loss of balance, especially with any of the above signs.

Actions to Take

If you experience any of these symptoms, Call 9-1-1 or your local emergency number immediately.


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