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Body systems affected by stroke

A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Neuro: A stroke affects your brain and the nervous system. YOur nervous system controls a lot, from breathing, to heart rate, but mainly a stroke reveals it... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Stroke: Brain, where blood supply gets cut off, leading to loss of functions of areas supplied by the obstructed blood vessel.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 20 years experience
Stroke affects brain: A stroke most often affects the brain. It is possible it could affect the spinal cord also. Sometimes an alternate condition named "heat stroke" is ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Thoracic Surgery 40 years experience
Depends.: Right hand dominant hemisphere is the left hemisphere. Depending on the location of the infarct, several options. The motor cortex, speech area, speec... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Stroke: Yes. Stroke could affect your memory and eyesight. In majority of the cases it unlikely to improve.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
Cardiology 15 years experience
Depends on size and: Depends on the size and location of the stroke. Depending on the locations your symptoms could go from blindness, impaired movement, unable to underst... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
Cardiology 36 years experience
Unilateral weakness: Sudden weakness on one side of the body could represent either a transient reversible ischemic event (tia, lasting oly a short time) or it could last ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 41 years experience
F/u with Neurologist: Take him to the neurologist who may try medicines for neuropathic pain like lyrica, (pregabalin) Gabapentin or others. Otherwise take him to pain mana... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
Diagnostic Radiology 31 years experience
An infarct.: When a complete stroke occurs or cerebral infarction, the blood supply to a part of the brain is stopped, usually by a blood clot in the artery supply... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
No: stroke doesn't cause such, but you need to be seen for better management, your question isn't descriptive enough, good luck
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tushar Patel
Radiology 27 years experience
Not always: As with all exercise, the body will adapt to it and become more efficient at it, and therefore give you less returns/results for your efforts. If all... Read More