This is Dr. David
what testing did your doctor do for your symptoms?
can you tell me more about these stroke like symptoms?
are you having numbness or weakness of your arms?
are you having loss of vision?
how long have these symptoms been going on?
what medical conditions do you have?
what medications do you take?
I have had blood tests. I get blinding headache, pain in the tops of my arms slurred speech impaired vision I have impaired vision and registered partially sighted. Had symptoms 8 years, High blood pressure, angina, raised cholestoral
sounds like you need an MRI scan of the brain.
high blood pressure and high cholesterol increases your risks for plaques and blood clot to travel to the brain causing temporary or permanent stroke like symptoms.
instead of a steroid, you might need a blood thinner to thin the blood to prevent blood clots from spreading to the brain.
if you have angina, you might already have plaques narrowing blood flow to the heart.
this makes you very high risks for having a heart attack and stroke.
you are not on any blood thinners?