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Symptoms Poor Blood Circulation Brain
How much little?: Extremely vague. Are you asking about a little decreased? Moderately decreased? "Lack" means none. That's called brain death. Brain death is the same as death. A patient who is brain-dead is legally dead. Physicians don't need to clear it with family or anyone else to turn everything off. This is why establishing brain death is done with great care & according to a strict uniform protocol, ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Claudication: You may not feel any symptoms from peripheral artery disease at first. The most common early symptom is intermittent claudication (ic). Ic is discomfort/pain in your legs that happens when you walk and goes away when you rest. You may not always feel pain; you may feel a tightness, heaviness, cramping, or weakness in your leg with activity. Ic often occurs more quickly if you walk uphill or faster. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could midodrine cause too much vasoconstriction in the brain and cause reduced blood flow and even brain ischemia?
Hard to say: Normally no, but poor circulation to the brain can result in less oxygen flow to the brain and possibly more pressure buildup. Headaches have many causes. I would see a doctor and provide a history of your headaches and get a thorough exam and whatever testing might be needed to rule out more serious issues. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
TIAs: Ossible, depending on location & extent of blockage. Consult a neurologist for more details. ...Read more
Yes. Call Now!: Patients who have had carotid artery surgery definitely have a risk of stroke. The highest risk of stroke is during and immediately after the procedure and is generally quoted at about 2%. If you are experiencing any signs of stroke and have had recent carotid surgery call your surgeon immediately or go to the emergency room. Difficulty speaking or weakness on one side of the body would be the most common complaints. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Poor circulation: High glucose in the blood can cause damage to the arteries. Diabetes with high cholesterol and hypertension lead to higher incidents of heart attacks and strokes. Many diabetics have peripheral artery disease and get cramps in the calves. They heal poorly when there is an injury to the feet. The best thing to do is to have tight control of your blood sugar, see dr., quit smoking, exercise, diet. ...Read more
Related but..: Usually if there is hypoxemia the the body shuts down peripheral perfusion and prefrential flow directed cetrally to vital organs. ...Read more
LBP and Venous Stasi: Blood pressure is disease of the arteries. Venous stasis is disease of the veins. While both may exist in the same patient, they are not necessarily connected. Venous stasis is due to floppy veins, usually in the lower extremities. The back flow of blood is what causes the increased blood pressure in the veins. The increased pressure allows fluid to leak into the tissues causing venous stasis. ...Read more
Are phlebotonics any good for blood or venous circulation? Can elderly suffer from vertigo due 2 poor blood circulation? What medicines can be taken?
Backwards thinking: You're starting at the end: what treatments? Instead of at the beginning: what is it & what is the cause? Vertigo is like pain: it's not a disease, it's a symptom. Like pain it can have many causes, from trivial to serious. Often no specific cause can be found. THEN you go to (symptomatic) treatment. See your doctor & find out what it is; THEN what you can do about it. ...Read more
Can swelling caused by non-venoarterial issue put pressure on arteries, which would slow blood flow and result in colder extremity?
Edema: Fluid in the lower legs would make the skin feel cooler as it would keep the blood vessels farther away from the skin. Since there is strong pressure in the arteries,it would not impair blood flow itself, but vein blood travelling up the leg may be more sluggish. ...Read more
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