When A Headache Is A Life-Threatening Emergency

A severe headache that can be characterized as “thunderclap” or “worst headache of life” is considered an emergency.  This can be a sign of a hemorrhagic (bleeding) stroke called subarachnoid hemorrhage caused by a brain aneurysm that has burst open.   This is a life-threatening emergency.  Click here to read more about subarachnoid hemorrhage from … More When A Headache Is A Life-Threatening Emergency

What Is F.A.S.T?

A. Free WiFi B. Los Angeles rush hour traffic C. Ischemic stroke warning signs & symptoms Answer – C Knowing these signs & symptoms for ischemic stroke is the first step.  Ischemic stroke is the most common type of stroke, where there is a blockage within the artery, preventing blood flow into the brain, causing millions of … More What Is F.A.S.T?