08 Jan '12, 12am

Deejay Rod Monteiro to champion stroke prevention

Deejay Rod Monteiro to champion stroke prevention

Mr Monteiro was admitted into Singapore General Hospital after suffering a mild stroke last Tuesday. Doctors have not been able to pinpoint the exact cause of the stroke and are warding him over the weekend as a precaution. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN By Judith Tan Radio deejay Rod Monteiro has agreed to be an ambassador for stroke prevention, and give a blow-by-blow account to others about his stroke experience, the battery of tests and the treatment. The 44-year-old host of The Married Men on 91.3FM suffered an acute stroke last Tuesday while still on air. He felt a numbness in his right leg, which spread up his body to the right arm, before moving to his head. 'My leg was like a heavy pendulum, but I didn't realise I was having a stroke until Andre went and Googled the symptoms and I had five of the eight on the list,' he said. Background story Lesson learnt 'Now I know wh...

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