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How To Improve Circulation After A Stroke
Depends: In general the brain is an amazing organ in that is possess the ability to recover from certain insults. This ability is highly dependent on age (young kids do this amazingly well) , the location of the stroke (function from highly specialized areas can not easily be taken over) and the size of the stroke (if a large area of brain is destroyed). Improvements can be seen after 3 months or longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How soon can I exercise after stroke? How soon after a mild stroke can one begin regular physical activity? How about exercise?
Immediately: Post stroke rehabilation is the key to recovery. As long as blood pressure is controlled and there are no other medical reasons not to exercise, one should immedicately begin a program with a therapist to adress and neurologic deficiencies as well as retrain the brain to work around these deficiencies.The extent of neuro limitations will determine whether inpatient or outatient care is best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends on route: If the cerebral angiogram was performed through a catheter insert through a blood vessel in the groin, it is best to avoid exercising for a few days until the blood vessel in the groin is well sealed and won't start-up bleeding when you start running. On the other hand, exercises that don't involve running, such as weight lifting are ok the next day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Specialist: You usually should see an optometrist or opthalmologist who has special interest and training in this area. They can recommend and fit you for special glasses that may help as well as recommend other types of rehabilitation programs usually in conjunction with an occupational therapist. These specialist are usually affiliated with rehabilitation hospitals although they also may be independent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After a subarachnoid brain hemorrhage, how long does a patiently typically get over motor apraxia? And photophobia? How can I best accelerate recovery
After a heart attack and stent, how long before someone should be able to part in strenuous activity?
Depends: cardiac rehabilitation is used in those with coronary artery disease. Your question is dependent on a number of factors and there isn't a simple answer. People can have what's called silent ischemia depending on risk factors thus it is tough to tell withy certainty what is considered too strenuous for ones health. I would discuss this with your cardiologist. Define strenuous with them. ...Read more
Soon: Survival after stroke depends on many factors, mostly on the size of stroke and complications (pneumonia, bleeding etc). Acute therapy for stroke (clot busting medication) should be given within first 4.5 hours of stroke onset. It can potentially help to halt the stroke and improve outcome. ...Read more
Any med to increase circulation in lower legs for a person with diabetes.What factors decide when to get bypass or angio done.Wounds take long to heal?
Too complicated: You've been asking many questions about your family member (father?) and his diabetes and leg infections. All this is far too complex for a forum like this, especially within a 400 character limit. His infections are slow in clearing and wounds slow in healing because of the poor circulation. No medications are likely to help. Continue to discuss his care, including surgery, with his doctors. ...Read more
Uncertain: In patients who recover fully, it may take as little as a couple of weeks, or it may be several months. However, some frontal temporal strokes result in permanent damage and these individuals will not fully recover. It depends on how much brain tissue is affected. ...Read more
How long it might take to get testosterone production back to how it used to be after pre-diabetes recovery, and improve libido and erectile function?
I have quit smoking for 6 weeks so far in a bid to help my poor circulation. How long will it take for circulation to noticeably improve?
Diagnosed short term memory loss after stroke caused by stress and anxiety. How long will i need to get help with this and what kind of rehab.
Neurologist needed: Memory loss secondary to a stroke would seem common. Strokes are really a lack of oxygen to areas of the brain; the severity and location of which are the main indicators of the symptoms and signs one would have. A full neurology work-up to diagnose the extent and origin of the stroke is needed and a plan of rehabilitation is needed to bring back as much function as possible. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Highly variable.....: Everyone recovers at their own pace - it depends on age, reason for the transplant, and other medical conditions you may have. It can take 6 weeks to 6 months. What is very important is that you go to cardiac rehabilitation after your transplant. If you haven't been referred, ask your cardiologist or primary doctor to get you in. The cardiac rehab staff will get you on the road to recovery. ...Read more
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