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How Do You Know If Your Having A Stroke
Dr Brizuela, I wanted you to know my grandma had a stroke and I had go be with her in Charleston and I forgot my medicine at home due to my panicked state and I went straight from there to my appointment with you, that is the reason I didn't have any
Stroke: Hope Dr. Brizuela hears your message & is empathetic to your situation. Wish your grandma fares well. ...Read more
After a stroke, a person cannot name an object but knows how to use it. what general region of brain is li?
If your having a stroke are the symptoms one-sided all the way through or can it start bilaterally and turn one-sided?
Stroke: Stroke with bilateral symptoms can occur with lower brainstem or pons location. Also with bilateral strokes (two strokes at the same time in two different areas of the brain). This may suggest a cardiac source of emboli or vasculitis. When brain lesions can not explain the symptoms then a spinal cord problem should be considered when facing a bilateral presentation. ...Read more
Damage to brain: A stroke is generally term referred to impairment or loss of function of part of the brain. This happens when blood supply to that part of the brain is interrupted due to a blockage resulting from plaque build up and/ or blood clot. Also rupture of blood vessel causing bleeding in the brain can result in stroke. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blood flow problem: Stroke is a problem with blood getting to brain tissue. It can be from blood vessels being clogged ("ischemic"), or from blood leaking out because of high blood pressure, blood disorders, trauma, etc. Either way, the tissue does not get enough oxygen and it gets injured. Eventually it will die if blood flow is not restored fast enough. ...Read more
No bleeding: A dry or "ischemic" stroke is similar to a heart attack. A clot lodges in an artery to the brain which cuts of the blood supply causing damage to the brain. This is a stroke or a "brain attack". A "wet" stroke is a hemorrhage in the brain usually caused by either a malformation called and avm or an aneurysm or can also be called by uncontrolled hypertension. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cause of strokes: Strokes are caused by insufficient blood and oxygen flow to the brain. The common types of stroke are ischemic stroke (when blood flow is impeded) and hemorrhagic stroke (when a broken blood vessel leaks blood into the brain). Most strokes are related to high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes mellitus, high blood cholesterol and atrial fibrillation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stroke: Mca stands for the middle cerebral artery which is one of the major arteries that provides vascular supply to the brain. If this artery should become block then it can cause a stroke in the brain. A stroke is loss of function n the form of speech, motor control of the body among other functions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ischemic: A dry stroke is due to a cut off or reduction in circulation to a portion of the brain, usually due to closure of a blood vessel from a blood clot. This is different from a "wet stroke" in which a blood vessel break or is disrupted, causing bleeding or hemorrhage into the brain. ...Read more
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