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Doctor insights on: Brain Stroke Types

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What is brain stroke?

What is brain stroke?

Stroke: It is an area of dead tissue in brain that is caused by lack of blood and oxygen. Can cause neuogocak deficits, memory loss, cognitive deficits, coma and death. ...Read more

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Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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How is a brain stroke treated?

How is a brain stroke treated?

Blood thinners: Stroke is a complex disease and it's treatment is far too detailed to review here. Simply stated, blood thinners, clot busters, maintain blood pressure, hydration are all treatments for stroke. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for on average to cure from a minor brain stroke?

Please tell me how long it takes for on average to cure from a minor brain stroke?

Depends on location: Recovery depends on the size of the stroke and the location(region of function). Loss of sensation could return to some degree in weeks to several months, and motor loss may also see some recovery in the same time period. Language function usually requires longer more intensive therapy, frequently lasting many months. ...Read more

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What is the side effect on having a brain stroke?

What is the side effect on having a brain stroke?

Multiple: A stroke results in different problems based on the area of the brain affected. Most commonly it can cause paralysis in one side of the body, decreased sensation in the affected side, communication difficulties and swallowing problems. Fortunately, the brain works on healing itself by using areas around the stroke to restore lost function. Rehabilitation is also important. ...Read more

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What to do if I have few questions about ischemic brain stroke?

What to do if I have few questions about ischemic brain stroke?

Start asking: We are here to provide answers and guidance, and happy to deal with all of your questions, so, be specific, and these will be answered in the order you pose. ...Read more

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Might it happen that a loud sound cause brain stroke in children?

Might it happen that a loud sound cause brain stroke in children?

Brain injury: Stroke is a disruption of blood supply to an area of the brain, resulting in injury to a portion of the brain. Sound cannot cause this. However, exposure to loud noise can result to permanent hearing loss secondary to damage to the inner ear. ...Read more

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Is it correct as people say that opium decreases risk at the time of brain stroke emergency .?

Is it correct as people say that opium  decreases risk at the time of brain stroke emergency .?

Who says?: I have never heard anyone say this, and this is absolutely not true. Would also suggest avoiding opium, and focus on standard health approaches to prevent stroke. Talk to your family doctor and clarify what you need to do to keep yourself healthy. ...Read more

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I AM 53 yrs old and masturbate excessively when 26 and again i got engaged in same. i have brain stroke 6 years back which i feel because of masterba?

I AM 53 yrs old and masturbate excessively when 26 and again i got engaged in same. i have brain stroke  6 years back which i feel because of masterba?

Highly unlikely: Masturbation's a normal function likely ADMITTED to by men more than women but done by both. BTW, human beings aren't the only ones who do this behavior. Never heard of a case of stroke as a consequence. If you did have a CVA 6 years ago I doubt it was because of masturbation. I'd be happy to assess & help you in a private consultation. Look up www.healthtap.com/dr-saghafi & make an appointment ...Read more

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Bp low, taking warfarin..all well ,suddenly brain stroke...how could this have happened?

Bp low, taking warfarin..all well ,suddenly brain stroke...how could this have happened?

Systemic illness: Sorry for your stroke, but the use of blood thinners only decreases your risk but cannot eliminate it. Most of the time this is used for atrial,fibrillation in case small,clots leave the hear and stop,in the brain. But thinning the blood also can cause small brain bleeds that also are a stroke. You need a discussion with your neurologist to determine your risk for more strokes and his to prevent. ...Read more