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The effects of a stroke depend on several factors,
including the location of the obstruction and how much brain tissue is affected.
However, because one side of the brain controls the opposite side of the body, a
stroke affecting one side will result in neurological complications on the side
of the body it affects.
If the stroke occurs in the right side of the brain, the left side of
the body (and the right side of the face) will be affected, which could produce
any or all of the following:
If the stroke occurs in the left side of the brain, the right side of the body
will be affected, producing some or all of the following:
A fall from a bike can be serious, especially if you hit your head. Wear a
helmet to protect your head.
Step 1 - Size: Measure your head for approximate size. Try the helmet on to
ensure it fits snuggly. While it is sitting flat on top of your head, make sure
the helmet doesn’t rock side to side. Use sizing pads to ensure a proper fit.
Step 2 - Position: The helmet should sit level on your head and low on your
forehead—one or two finger-widths above your eyebrow.
Step 3 - Side Straps: Adjust the slider on both straps to form a “V” shape
under, and slightly in front of, the ears. Lock the slider if possible.
Step 4 - Chin Strap: Buckle your chin strap in the center. Tighten the strap
until it is snug, so that no more than one or two fingers fit under the strap.
Step 5 - Final Fitting:
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