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How does stroke affect your organs

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Dr. Scott Diede
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Poor: The situation you describe sounds dire. His prognosis depends a large part on the cause of his heart failure and whether it could be reversible. Even ... Read More
Dr. Nisha Surenderanath
Pediatric Cardiology 17 years experience
Not good: May need transplant if function does not improve on medications. Ventricular assist devices can be used as a bridge to transplant.

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Dr. Govind Sharma
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Stroke: Essentially you should keep your blood pressure normal, keep your weigt normal, avoid emotional out bursts, exercise at least 20 mins daily, hopefully... Read More
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Stroke prevention: Have an strick vegetarian diet or plant based diet with no sodium or salt. Keep your weight low. Keep your cholesterol low ( LDL less that 70). Monito... Read More
Dr. Mary Callahan
Cardiology 29 years experience
Stroke risk: Most important know your numbers--know your blood pressure, heart rate and your lipids and keep those under controlled. 120/80 or less is the ideal b... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Brain damage: The brain does not regenerate or make new cells. Therefore, the potion of the brain destroyed from a stroke ( and the function it performed ) is pe... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
So sorry: A severe stroke is one in which you don't wake up. My deepest sympathy.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
Cardiology 43 years experience
Not good: Brain edema and significant neurological damage suspected .Check with your physician - neurologist about prognosis
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
Psychiatry 26 years experience
See below: Each stroke is different depending on the severity, location, support and therapy you receive. Continue to follow up with a neurologist, PM&R spec... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Clot: A blood clot to the artery to the eye. This needs urgent evaluation.
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Dr. Rawan Tarawneh
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Not uncommon: Depending on what part of the brain is affected, a stroke can cause weakness, decreased sensation in the face or body, or both. It sounds like your mo... Read More
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Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Probably not: Your age and associated condition/medications would be helpful to better answer your question. Usually stroke is an acute condition, to be taken care... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Interesting obs: Most of the published cases are observational and the actual relation between strokes and COVID infections has to be studied as being causative or jus... Read More

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