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Lack of blood flow to the brain symptom?

Lack of blood flow to the brain symptom?

How much little?: Extremely vague. Are you asking about a little decreased? Moderately decreased? "Lack" means none. That's called brain death. Brain death is the same as death. A patient who is brain-dead is legally dead. Physicians don't need to clear it with family or anyone else to turn everything off. This is why establishing brain death is done with great care & according to a strict uniform protocol, ...Read more

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Interruption of blood supply to the brain the cause of fainting?

Interruption of blood supply to the brain the cause of fainting?

Yes: If not enough blood reaches the brain due to blood lost, dehydration, low bp, arrhythmia, etc. You can faint. ...Read more

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Lack of blood flow to the brain. What are the symptoms?

Lack of blood flow to the brain. What are the symptoms?

TIA and Stroke: The brain needs oxygen to function properly and that oxygen is delivered by your blood. If you are not getting enough, the brain may suffer leading to dysfunction such as weakness, speech problems or worse. This can even lead to a stroke if the lack of flow is severe enough. ...Read more

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Carotid artery surgery and lack of blood supply to the brain. Could that cause stroke effects?

Carotid artery surgery and lack of blood supply to the brain. Could that cause stroke effects?

Yes. Call Now!: Patients who have had carotid artery surgery definitely have a risk of stroke. The highest risk of stroke is during and immediately after the procedure and is generally quoted at about 2%. If you are experiencing any signs of stroke and have had recent carotid surgery call your surgeon immediately or go to the emergency room. Difficulty speaking or weakness on one side of the body would be the most common complaints. ...Read more

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Can a crack of the neck cause interruption of blood flow to the brain?

Can a crack of the neck cause interruption of blood flow to the brain?

Not likely : perceived cracks in the neck are usually from the joints and ligaments of the cervical spine. However, manipulation of the neck and trauma have been associated with dissection of the arteries in the neck that give blood supply to the brain. ...Read more

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what would be the symptoms of decreased blood flow to the brain?

what would be the symptoms of decreased blood flow to the brain?

Depends: The effects depend on the distribution, severity, speed of decline and existing disorders. If the decrease is sudden, transient and global, it causes fainting. If it is prolonged and global, it could cause life-threatening consequences like respiratory and/or cardiac arrest. If the decrease if focal, transient and mild, it causes transient ischemic attack; severe decline would result in a stroke. ...Read more

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What is the sequence of blood flow through the heart and vascular system?

What is the sequence of blood flow through the heart and vascular system?

Here you go: Blood enters through the vena cavae, passes through the right atrium into the right ventricle. The blood then goes out into the lungs and returns via the pulmonary veins to the left atrium. That blood then goes out the left ventricle to the body and returns via the vena cavae. The order of blood vessels is great vessels, arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules, veins and back to the cavae. ...Read more

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Carotid artery surgery for lack of blood supply to the brain?

Carotid artery surgery for lack of blood supply to the brain?

Unusual: Typically carotid artery disease causes stroke or TIA by embolic phenomena where a plaque rupture induce clots that travels to the brain. Due to extensive blood flow to brain from two carotid arteries and two vertebral arteries, it's unusual for chronic occlusion in one artery to cause symptoms but it can especially with more proximal occlusion , this can be corrected with bypas surgery or stent. ...Read more

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Reduced blood supply to the brain can result in what?

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Reduced blood supply to the brain can result in what?

Ultimately STROKE: The brain is the cpu of our human body controlling its ability to comprehend speach, assimilate words, see, hear, swallow, coordinate movement and assimilate tactile feeling from our environmnt. Like any organ, just as the engine of a car needs gas 2 work, if circulation is compromised then the ability of that organ to function properly can also be compromised - occnl transient or may b permanent. ...Read more

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What is the pathway of the blood from the renal artery to the renal vein?

What is the pathway of the blood from the renal artery to the renal vein?

Like : For any other organ / tissue the arteries bring blood, in this case the large renal artery, with oxygen and the waist products and splitsin the kidney into smaller and smaller branches that become eventually capillaries that connect with the venous capillaries that join biger end bigger vessels ending in the large renal vein, a branch of the vena cava that will end in the right heart. ...Read more

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Does blood flow from the anterior communicating arteries to the anterior cerebral arteries?

Does blood flow from the anterior communicating arteries to the anterior cerebral arteries?

Not exactly: The flow to the anterior cerebral starts at the heart, goes up the ascending aorta, to carotid arteries which reach the Circle of Willis, and go to anterior cerebral, middle cerebral and posterior cerebral arteries. Anterior communicating can be viewed as a bridging collateral. ...Read more

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Can massaging increase the flow of blood to the legs?

Probably feels bette: Better but not sure it actually can change any measurement in your legs. ...Read more

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Could smoking weed decrease the blood flow to the blood vessels in my feet?

Could smoking weed decrease the blood flow to the blood vessels in my feet?

Probably not: But this is what it can do to you: http://www.Webmd.Com/mental-health/marijuana-use-and-its-effects. ...Read more

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What might cause reduced blood flow to the kidneys?

What might cause reduced blood flow to the kidneys?

Kidney blood flow: 1. Fall in BP 2. Narrowing of arteries to kidney 3. Diseases of glomeruli 4. Salt depletion 5. Drugs like aces or arbs ...Read more

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Had a doppler for the carotid arteries and the conclusion is:accelerated blood flow, reversed blood flow above the carotid bifurcation?Is this serious?

Had a doppler for the carotid arteries and the conclusion is:accelerated blood flow, reversed blood flow above the carotid bifurcation?Is this serious?

Probably yes: You should consult a vascular surgeon. While this could be serious, it could also be a false positive finding. It is not something that you should handle over the iinternrt. ...Read more

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