Diagnosis and Testing
Learning the type of stroke one has experienced will help your doctor determine the best course of treatment and therapy to aid in your recovery.
Your doctor will diagnose you based on signs and symptoms as well as a physical examination, medical history and performing tests to assess your condition.
Your doctor will try to discover from your family history whether there are risk factors present, there, and they will check your coordination, balance, and mental awareness.
They will check to see whether you have any numbness or difficulty speaking or seeing clearly.
There are also tests to record the heart’s activity, as well as blood tests to measure levels of glucose (sugar) in the bloodstream, and the number of platelets in the blood, as well as whether the blood is clotting normally.