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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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What are tests for diagnosis for cerebrovascular disease?

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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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

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What is the way to prevent cerebrovascular disease?

Healthy living: Keep your blood pressure & cholesterol under control, regular exercise and a healthy diet. Also make sure to "exercise your mind" by doing things like reading, crossword puzzles, etc. An apple and a long walk a day, keeps the doctor away. To stay young, you have to live young. ...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

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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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Could alzheimer's be related to cerebrovascular disease?

Technically no: Alzheimer's disease is a specific type of neurodegenerative disease that causes dementia. Cerebrovascular disease can also cause dementia, but is not technically "alzheimer's" disease. The symptoms and signs may be very similar but the two are distinct entities. ...Read more

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