Stacey Yepes says it’s emotional to watch the video she took while having a stroke.
(Video: UHNToronto/YouTube)

Thousands have seen Stacey Yepes having a stroke in her 'selfie' stroke video.

Now, it's time to hear Yepes' story.

At an event held at UHN on June 25, 2014, Yepes shares what prompted her to record the stroke, what's happened since, and gives advice to those who might one day have the same medical emergency.

Watch the video above to hear her story.


What should you do if you're having a stroke?

If symptoms resolve, should you still seek medical attention? Why?

How is a stroke diagnosed? Why did doctors misdiagnose Stacey Yepes?

Can you prevent a stroke from happening?

For answers to these questions and more, watch the video below of Dr. Cheryl Jaigobin, UHN stroke expert, who joined Stacey Yepes at UHN to share tips on stroke care and prevention.​


Dr. Cheryl Jaigobin, from UHN's Krembil Neuroscience Centre, gives important advice about what to do if you have a stroke.
(Video: UHNToronto/YouTube)
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