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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
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
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
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
29 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Simple concepts: Stroke involves blood flow to brain and if blocked, brain tissue dies causing symptoms such as unilateral paralysis, or speech deficit. Causes may inc ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Stroke: A stroke means you have an injury to your brain, either because you have a bleed in your brain or there is an interruption in the blood flow to a part ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Can be tough: Besides age, migraine in young, stroke in old, evaluate presence or absence of headache, nausea/vomiting, sensitivity to noise/light. However, some m ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Act FAST: If you think you're suffering from stroke-like symptoms, don't go online & wait for an answer. Call 911!!! You only have 3hrs to correct/treat thi ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
34 years experience Family Medicine
Exercise!!: Stretching, yoga, TaiChi, conditioning, physical therapy...... You get the idea. Only very hard work will get you better, but if you do it it will ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soren Singel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Lower stroke volume: If part of your heart are not properly innervated, the muscle will not contract as needed and the stroke volume may diminish. Uneven contraction may ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Get Evaluated: Any major serious illness can result in decreased immunity to infection and there is no direct link between stroke and decreased immunity. My suggest ... Read More
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