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A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: When we treat blood pressure both systolic and diastolic are lowered. If she's experiencing no symptoms or secondary losses from the low diastolic, th ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Start w/getting the: addiction under control w/12 step program & books. Do a search for Daniel Amen, MDs website. He is a brain expert. Also look up David Perlmutte ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Stroke: Stroke is brain damage caused generally by blood vessel obstruction or bleeding in the brain. The brain is a marvelously complex structure and damage ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
Stroke: Syroke is death of brain tissue from blood vessel occlusion.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
MRI: The best way to know that someone had a stroke is doing a brain MRI. If someone had a stroke it means that a part of the brain died do to lack of blo ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa-Ann Clark
23 years experience Family Medicine
See a rehab doctor: The stroke location and it's effect on your actvities of daily living (adls) guide treatment. Likely you have movement/cognitive deficits, and psychol ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Not really.: Swelling can and does occur in normally responsive patients to inflammatory insults such as strokes. However, once a stroke has occurred and the infl ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Pergolizzi
27 years experience Interventional Radiology
Variable: It is hard to answer your question as survival rates or life expectancy after a "moderate stroke" would depend on the underlying cause, the type of st ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience Internal medicine
Not exactly: A stroke is caused by a blockage in a blood vessel that supplies an area of the brain. The cells in that part of the brain may have been killed, but t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Many: Death in severe cases or right side paralysis.

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