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  • Stroke is a medical emergency.
  • A transient ischaemic attack (TIA) can be a warning sign that a large stroke could happen.
  • Remember the F.A.S.T. test and act F.A.S.T. if you experience any of the signs of stroke.
  • Stroke affects everyone differently and rehabilitation helps with the effects of stroke.
  • Healthcare professionals who can help improve a stroke survivor’s quality of life include speech pathologists, occupational therapists and physiotherapists.
  • You can reduce your risk of stroke by making some healthy lifestyle changes.

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Reviewed on: 22-08-2022