Advocate for Yourself

Stacey Yerpes was told by doctors that her facial numbness and slurred speech was due to stress. She knew it was something more than that. When she was driving, her face became numb and speech slurred again. So – she pulled over and taped herself so she’d have evidence to show her doctors that this was more than stress. Thanks to her quick thinking, her doctors realized she was having transient ischemic attacks (also known as mini-strokes). Read more here and check out the video below.

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