2. Sudden Confusion
If you suddenly “experience sudden, drastic, unexplained changes in your personality or mental state,” and it’s not tied to alcohol or drug use, then it could be a sign of stroke in women, explains Women’s Health magazine.
Further to that, if you are drinking or using drugs, it can raise the risk factor of having a stroke, adds the source. It may not be as easy to assess your own health if you’re intoxicated, but if you’re experiencing unusual symptoms, it’s best to get checked out, adds the source.