Share “Woman takes video selfie while having a...”

Woman takes video selfie while having a stroke Published: June 19, 2014

A 49-year-old Canadian who took a selfie video as she was experiencing a ministroke is being credited by doctors for helping them diagnose her, according to Yahoo News.

In April, Stacey Yepes of Thornhill, Ontario, went to the emergency room after she felt numbness in her face and had trouble speaking, the CBC reports. But when the symptoms subsided and tests for a stroke came up negative, doctors told her it was likely stress.

Two days later while Yepes was driving, she felt numbness on the left side of her body. She pulled over and began recording the symptoms on her phone, Yahoo News reports.

H/T: Yahoo
See this story on