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Doctor insights on: Cerebrovascular Disorders

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Is cerebrovascular a lifestyle disease?

Is cerebrovascular a lifestyle disease?

Stroke: Yes. Cerebrovascular disease is the same process that causes heart attacks, chronic kidney disease, and peripheral vascular disease. It is a complex process involving negative effects from high blood pressure, too much fat in the blood, platelet stickiness, excess inflammation and clotting proteins, high Insulin or glucose, excess sodium, and pscyhological stress which increases cortisol. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Adrenal Gland Disorders (Definition)

What is the definition or description of: Adrenal gland disorders? ANS: I specialize in these and there are more than 100. It is as disorder that has its origin in the adrenal gland. Some are congenital, some acquired, some due to infections, some do to not enough hormone, some due to too much, some due to cancer, some due to medications, some due to immune problems, ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of cerebrovascular disease?

What are the symptoms of cerebrovascular disease?

Cerebrovascular: Tia's or stroke like symptoms. Often seen in patients w signs of hypertension and vascular disease elsewhere. ...Read more

Dr. Ankush Bansal Dr. Bansal
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Overcoming Seasonal Affective Disorder (Checklist)

Buy a white light box, and use it daily
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Stick to a strict sleep schedule
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Keep a regular schedule
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Keep in touch with your friends and family members
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What are interventions for cerebrovascular disease?

What are interventions for cerebrovascular disease?

Can open flow : With balloon and or stents if medical or surgical treatment not possible. ...Read more

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What are tests for diagnosis for cerebrovascular disease?

Cerebrovascular: Mra's, carotid dopplers, and carotid computed tomographic angiograms provide the structural backdrop for assessing the cerbrovasculature. ...Read more

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Living with Bipolar Disorder (Checklist)

Take your medications
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Balance work and play
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Know your limits
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Visit your doctors regularly
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What are the 5 a's intervention for cerebrovascular disease?

What are the 5 a's intervention for cerebrovascular disease?

Not sure.: Where did you read about the '5 a's intervention for cerebrovascular disease?' are you talking about the 5 a's regarding smoking cessation? ...Read more

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What is diffuse cerebrovascular disease?

What is diffuse cerebrovascular disease?

Affects whole brain: Strictly speaking, diffuse cerebrovascular(cv) disease refers to an entity that affects all of the vessels throughout the brain.That is both the large and small vessels. Many times the diffuse cv disease is inferred by the clinical findings or MRI findings-ie. Signs of stroke/ischemia in multiple areas throughout the brain. Diffuse processes like diabetes or lupus are examples that can lead to this. ...Read more

Dr. Miroslava Fox Dr. Fox
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Living with Manic Depressive Disorder (Checklist)

Keep a crisis list with doctor and family phone numbers
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Does cerebrovascular disease run in the family?

Does cerebrovascular disease  run in the family?

Often does: Many risk factors for vascular disease (stroke, heart attack, peripheralvascualr disease) like hypertension, diabetes, and high cholesterol tend to run in families, and there are some fairly rare genetic syndromes (eg. Cadasil) that cause strokes in particular. ...Read more

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Can cerebrovascular disease be the cause of death months later?

Can cerebrovascular disease be the cause of death months later?

Stroke: Cerebrovascular disease is a broad term, encompassing strokes because of blockage of major blood vessels of the brain, bleeding into the brain, and tiny strokes. Major strokes cause severe disability, and the complications of paralysis, swallowing problems, cognitive problems and blindness can lead to many lethal complications. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi Dr. Lavi
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Managing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Checklist)

Find a therapist who specializes in PTSD
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Join a support group with others who are dealing with PTSD
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Consider eye movement desensitization and reprocessing as a form of treatment, and discuss it with a therapist
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Learn relaxation techniques that will help you when flashbacks occur
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What doctor checks for cerebrovascular disease?

What doctor checks for cerebrovascular disease?

many: Carotid ultrasound easiest and cheapest first test can be ordered by any physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Lewis Dr. Lewis
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Living with Borderline Personality Disorder (Checklist)

Go to cognitive therapy for supportive feedback
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Exercise to reduce stress and increase endorphins
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Avoid alcohol to reduce anxiety and depression
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Vertigo an effect of cerebrovascular disease?

Vertigo an effect of cerebrovascular disease?

Could be if it were: Peripheral vertigo are more commonly seen which is caused by inner ear problem. Central vertigo could be caused by cva. Vertigo alsoc could be presentation of a migraine headache. ...Read more

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How do they test for cerebrovascular disease?

How do they test for cerebrovascular disease?

Cerebral angiogram: The gold standard is cerebral angiography. However now a ct angio as well as mr angiography which is non invasive but again not considered equal to gold standard. Blood vessels in neck are also tested by ultra sound. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi Dr. Lavi
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Parenting a Child with a Learning Disorder (Checklist)

Request a full psychological evaluation for your child
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Make sure that your child's evaluations are updated
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Meet with a psychologist
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If applicable, join a special education organization for parents
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Dr. Manikum Moodley
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Autonomic Nervous System Disorders (Definition)

there is an imbalance between your Sympathetic -fight or flight and Parasympathetic-house keeping nervous connections. The manifestations include organ symptoms such as, dizzy upon standing- low bp, nausea from delay stomach emptying, excess sweating or decreased sweating, chest pain, difficulty breathing-dyspnea, headaches, etc.. Special neuro work up needed; tilt ...Read more


Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
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Pharynx Disorders (Definition)

Pharyngeal disorders are problems that involve the pharynx which is the food tube comprised of muscle covered with mucosa that goes from the oral cavity to the esophagus. There is an oropharynx (in the oral cavity), nasopharynx (in the nose), hypopharynx (around the larynx). It is contiguous and connects to the esophagus inferiorly at the ...Read more