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what are risk factors for stroke

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Risk factor: Control. See stroke.Org.
Dr. Milton Mintz
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Many including: High bp, lipid abnormalities, diabetes, carotid disease, heart irregularities.

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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Probably not: Most neurologists would be concerned that the pfo would continue to provide a risk of a paradoxical embolism in a lady who has experienced one TIA alr ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
I agree with: Dr. Bennett i. Machanic and would also note that many pfos can be closed without open surgery using a catheter delivered device.
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Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
A short list: The most common risk factors include uncontrolled hypertension, smoking, uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, atrial fibrillation, poorly controlled lipid ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
See: Stroke.Org.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
See stroke.org: .
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Brain attack: Like a heart attack, there is decreased blood flow to parts of the brain resulting in partial or complete damage to nerve cells. Common symptoms incl ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
The risk factors for getting Heat stroke include:: Mental impairment.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Risk factors: family history, high blood pressure, diabetes, elevated lipids,
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Badly: Smoking is awful and affects heart lungs and blood vessels obesity affects most joints, heart pumping requirements and encourages more sedentary inac ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
CVA in 50?: You are a young man and you have an elevated total cholesterol and severely elevated ldl. In addition, you are also smoking. If you have risk factors, ... Read More
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