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Symptoms Of Brain Ischemia
I have just been diagnsed with brain stem ischemia after a fall 5 years ago. It is chronic and stable. I continue to have symptoms. Is there any tx?
Ischemia is a symptom in which a person does not have enough blood supply to a part of the body, making that part of the body "ischemic". For example, in a heart attack, a coronary artery is blocked so blood cannot get to the heart muscle beyond the blockage point. The heart muscle lacking ...Read more
I had a brain MRI yday to look for ischaemia due to symptoms . TIA is suspected. If this doesnt cause permanant changes how do they know i had a TIA?
Slough: When blood supply is hampered......tissue dies and slough out........ ...Read more
If i had temporary ischemia in a small part of the brain. If it affects memory wud my brain have to relearn how to store memory?
Post-traumatic: Repetitive head trauma results in tissue changes quite similar to alzheimers but the lesions are closer to the brain surface. This was first noted in "punch drunk syndrome" in boxing. There is likely some affect on blood flow (ischemia), as one could conceive of a local type of bruising, but this not fully clarified. Regardless the nfl and nhl are both paying a lot of attention these days. ...Read more
Could midodrine cause too much vasoconstriction in the brain and cause reduced blood flow and even brain ischemia?
Had a brain MRI and it states the findings are associated with mild traumatic brain injury (i was i an accident in dec 2011) states also the white matter found which is bilateral is no evidence for acute ischemia or cerebral parenchymal bleed. This was g
The : The good news is that there was no bleeding found in your brain or areas that are damaged due to lack of oxygen. Mild traumatic brain injury is a fancy way to say concussion. A concussion is defined as the result of the forceful motion of the head or impact causing a brief change in mental status or loss of consciousness for less than 30 minutes. Common symptoms include: fatigue headaches visual disturbances memory loss poor attention/concentration sleep disturbances dizziness irritability emotional disturbances depression seizures an important thing to note, is that these symptoms may not be present or noticed at the time of injury. It could take days or even weeks before any symptoms appear, and usually go unnoticed. There is nothing to worry about, you will be just fine. Take care. ...Read more
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