Stroke || Paralysis || Brain Attack || Cerebrovascular accident – symptoms & Signs

Stroke || Paralysis || Brain Attack || Cerebrovascular accident – symptoms & Signs

August 18, 2019 0 By Bertrand Dibbert


a stroke or brain attack occurs when
blood circulation to the brain fails brain cells can die from decreased blood
flow and the resulting lack of oxygen there are two broad categories of stroke
those caused by a blockage of blood flow in the brain and those caused by
bleeding in the brain if you observe one or more of the
following signs of stroke or brain attack don’t wait call a doctor or
emergency right away sudden numbness or weakness of face arm or leg especially
on one side of the body, sudden confusion trouble speaking or understanding,
sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes, sudden trouble walking, dizziness
loss of balance or coordination, sudden severe headache with no known cause
other danger signs that may occur include double vision drowsiness and
nausea or vomiting sometimes the warning signs may last
only a few moments and then disappear these brief episodes known as transient
ischemic attacks or TIAs are sometimes called mini strokes.”Time is brain”.Do not
wait.Rush to the emergency immediately if you have had a stroke presenting a
second stroke is a top priority. The risk of re stroke is ten times higher in
someone who had a stroke in the past keep your blood pressure under control
avoid air pollution stop cigarette smoking control your diabetes control
your blood cholesterol level treat the underlying heart diseases reduce your
body fat maintain your optimum body weight eat healthy diet and exercise
regularly medications include blood thinners like aspirin clopidogrel statins and other blood pressure lowering agents