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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Stroke In The Brain (Overview)

Stroke in the brain


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How often after the stroke or other brain injury can cmit/ciat work?

How often after the stroke or other brain injury can cmit/ciat work?

Can u explain: Can you explain the terms cmit/ciat - i will post the answer to your question - i did not want to presume. Thank you. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Stroke In The Brain (Overview)

Stroke in the brain


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What is the relationship between a stroke and a brain tumor?

Two brain illnesses: The two of these are not related. The similarity is that they both affect the brain. ...Read more

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93yo aunt didn't take water pills. Did ok till assisted lvg had saltier diet. Had stroke with some brain damage, making life hard on family what now?

93yo aunt didn't take water pills. Did ok till assisted lvg had saltier diet. Had stroke with some brain damage, making life hard on family what now?

Rehabilitation: Many pts can recover or improve with physical therapy. Carefully proper use of medications becomes even more important and a change or increase in level of assisted living is probably indicated. Very sorry for your family. ...Read more

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Can a stroke or a brain aneurysm from dead lifting or weightlifting?

Can a stroke or a brain aneurysm from dead lifting or weightlifting?

Can increase risk. : See this article -http://online.Wsj.Com/public/resources/documents/hb2.Htm. Wsj.Com fears mount over hoisting heavy weights. ...Read more

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What are the chances dad had 3 strokes bleed in brain taking seizures in hospital losing power in arm slurring speech face distorted?

What are the chances dad had 3 strokes bleed in brain taking seizures in hospital losing power in arm slurring speech face distorted?

Below: Your questions should be addressed to the DR's taking care of your father. They have his full medical history and current medical status. ...Read more

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My brother had a stroke in his brain, and he is unable to talk and some movement lost on right hand. What should he do?

My brother had a stroke in his brain, and he is unable to talk and some movement lost on right hand. What should he do?

Multiple : Investigations to identify the source of stroke because some causes need to be fixed to prevent recurrence like carotid surgery. Speech and swallowing exam and therapy should be started along with physical and occupational therapy for the hand weekness. ...Read more

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80+ female..second stroke.clot in brain.moving arms and legs but NT concious fr 2 days-since stroke.docs call It drowsiness. Wats the prognosis?

80+ female..second stroke.clot in brain.moving arms and legs but NT concious fr 2 days-since stroke.docs call It drowsiness. Wats the prognosis?

Fair: With every passing day, persistent lack of consciousness hints at a poor progrnosis. However, to provide you with an exact answer it would help to know exactly where in the brain the stroke occurred based on MRI. In addition, it would be helpful to know what type of treatment they are giving for the clot and exact neurological functions. Keep me posted on her progress. Talk to her neurologist ...Read more

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Is it safe to get pregnant after having an avm rupture & hemoragric stroke in the brain?

Is it safe to get pregnant after having an avm rupture & hemoragric stroke in the brain?

It depends: If the avm has been obliterated and there is angiographic documentation that it is gone, then pregnancy should not lead to further bleeding from this source. If the avm has not been obliterated, then it is known that pregnancy leads to increased cerebral blood volume and flow. This can increase the risk of rupture. Careful evaluation by a neurosurgeon/neurologist is warranted. ...Read more

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What are the effects of stroke on brain?

What are the effects of stroke on brain?

Stroke: Lack of blood supply to brain tissue either by ischemic stroke of hemorrhagic stroke cause deprivation of oxygen supply. This cause permanent damage of the brain substance causing neurological deficit. With time damaged brain turns into necrotic substance.Finally dead tissues desolves and replaced by brain fluid. ...Read more

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How to know if I have stroke and brain death.?

How to know if I have stroke and brain death.?

MRI: The best way to know that someone had a stroke is doing a brain MRI. If someone had a stroke it means that a part of the brain died do to lack of blood flow or rupture of a blood vessel with blood spilling. Recovery occurs by other parts of the brain taking over. Medically, we use "brain death" to signify total loss of brain function or activity (the person is dead & recovery is not possible). ...Read more

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What are the stroke survival rates for moderate stroke with brain occlusion?

What are the stroke survival rates for moderate stroke with brain occlusion?

Variable: It is hard to answer your question as survival rates or life expectancy after a "moderate stroke" would depend on the underlying cause, the type of stroke, ie embolic, lacunar, hemorrhagic, and the location of the injury. Adjusting your underlying risk factors for stroke and optimizing your medical care are key to lowering your risk for future stroke. ...Read more

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How can one prevent a secondary stroke. My boyf had a partial stroke which affected his brain, but it was minor, he recovered quick. How can we preven?

How can one prevent a secondary stroke. My boyf had a partial stroke which affected his brain, but it was minor, he recovered quick. How can we preven?

Depends: What kind of stroke? Was it caused by a bleed into the brain from a vascular malformation or aneurysm? From a clot blocking a vessel -thrombotic? From a hypertensive bleed? Basic principles: stop smoking, no Cocaine use, adequate blood pressure control. Antiplatelet drugs if a thrombotic stroke, aggressive cholesterol, lifestyle modifications such as weight control and regular exercise. Good luck. ...Read more

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My husband have a stroke (bleeding in his brain) last year, so what are the sign if his going to have a stroke again?

My husband have a stroke (bleeding in his brain) last year, so what are the sign if his going to have a stroke again?

FAST: Some times, there are no warning signs. An easy way to help remember what a stroke looks like is to remember fast. Face - is there asymmetry to the face. Arm - is one arm weak or numb compared to the other. Speech - is the person's speech clear or garbled? Time - if someone is having these symptoms, get them to medical attention right away. ...Read more

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Can I still fly on a plane after having a major stroke and brain surgery?

Yes: It is safe to resume commercial air travel about 4 weeks after a stroke or craniotomy. Earlier if absolutely required and approved by your treating physician. ...Read more

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With a stroke, is brain bleeding on one or more than one part of your head?

With a stroke, is brain bleeding on one or more than one part of your head?

Hemorragic Stroke is: Hemorrhagic stroke is caused by hemorrhage in a weakened blood vessel which ruptures, in anurysm or arteriovenous malformation and it usually happens on one part of the brain. ...Read more

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6 years post stroke, but still experience brain fog and am tired all the time, effects cog. function. Trying to return to work. How can I improve?

6 years post stroke, but still experience brain fog and am tired all the time, effects cog. function. Trying to return to work. How can I improve?

Speak to your doctor: Have you discussed this with your neurologist? Typically after a stroke, there is ongoing treatment with physical and cognitive/occupational therapy. While 6 years is a fairly longer time to ask this question, you should consult with your physician with these concerns, particularly since they will have your medical history and be able to assess your clinical status and relative improvement. ...Read more

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At what age do people get strokes and then a brain hemorrhage?

At what age do people get strokes and then a brain hemorrhage?

Any age: Stroke from interrupted blood flow (ischemic stroke) or bleeding (hemorrhagic stroke) can happen at any age. However, it is more frequent in older age groups, and in people with certain predisposing conditions, including clot-forming conditions, some heart conditions and blood vessel conditions. ...Read more

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Does vision rehabilitation after a stroke or brain injury work?

Does vision rehabilitation after a stroke or brain injury work?

In some cases: It depends on the nature of the injury and specific symptoms. There are certain situations when patching one eye or using special prism glasses may be of benefit as well as other therapeutic techniques. However, it is always best to be evaluated by a specialist to best assess what makes the most clinical sense for each individual. ...Read more

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What will happen to your pupils during a stroke or brain aneurysm?

What will happen to your pupils during a stroke or brain aneurysm?

Variable: Depends on part of brain nerves to eyes threatened. Aneurysm may have unilateral signs dilation brain death dilated fixed wide pupils. Depends. ...Read more

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