In this video, cardiologists Dr. Anne Curtis and Dr. Hiroko Beck explain the common signs and symptoms of stroke. Very common symptoms include sudden weakness or numbness on one side of the body (left or right side), being unable to walk, and speech problems such as slurring or not being able to speak at all (aphasia). Stroke is a medical emergency. If you or someone with you experiences any of these symptoms, call 9-1-1 immediately.
Expert cardiologists Dr. Anne Curtis and Dr. Hiroko Beck describe the signs and symptoms of atrial fibrillation. Signs and symptoms to watch out for include palpitations, shortness of breath, dizziness, chest discomfort and trouble with exercise tolerance. Some individuals might not show symptoms or may have non-specific symptoms. If you have atrial firbrillation symptoms that concern you, see your doctor.