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What Are Risk Factors For Stroke
Preventable: HBP = 95% preventable. Causes: major = simply overweight beyond clear lines of definition and demarcation on the abdomen = low % body fat. Sodium is next: a 3 g sodium very high fiber (3 animal protein meals a week = max) is high in potassium & magnesium reduce HBP r recommended. Alcohol beyond 4 standard drinks a week, like salt, causes HBP. Over-the-counter med like Sudafed/ephedra r provok ...Read more
Many risk factors ..: There are many possible 'risk factors' for miscarriage but some women have no risk factors that can be identified ahead of time. Prior miscarriage(s), early teens or 35+ female age, smoking, uncontrolled diabetes or thyroid disease, personal or family history of blood clots, or autoimmune diseases like lupus may all increase the risk of miscarriage. At least one previous child decreases the risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple: The risk of CP is higher in several groups: premature (<32 wks);small for dates (<2kg); brain hemorrhage;multiple birth;low oxygen levels at birth;shaken baby syndrome; meningitis; intrauterine infection; near-drowning; carbon monoxide poisoning. All settings where the developing brain can be injured. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cancer Risk Factors: The risk cancers for cancer include a family history of cancer, older age, obesity, smoking, exposure to radiation or other carcinogens like asbestos, benzene, etc. and diet. All exposure to tobacco products is associated with increased cancer risk. Certain foods like processed meats in excess is also related to cancer. ...Read more
Threats to baby, mom: Risk factors include conditions that might affect the health of the fetus and/or pregnant woman. Those include higher chance for birth defects, >1 baby, prior preterm birth, diabetes, history of eclampsia. Many women at high risk for pregnancy complications have healthy babies, but they probably saw perinatologists, had extra testing or imaging, or underwent treatments or delivery with nicu aware. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many risk factors: Risk factors 1 family history 2 hypertenssion 3 hyperlipidemia 4smoking 5atrial fibrilation 6 diabetes mellitus 7obesity 8 lack of physical activities 8alcohol and drug abuse 9anticoagulant meds 10race &old age 11 previous stroke prevention 1stop smoking 2chech up and regular follow ups with the doctor 3 keep blood pressure&cholesterol control 4aspirin over age 50 5 exercise 6avoid obesity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some...: Any factors leading to weaken urethral sphincteric closing ability to overcome a sudden increase in the pressure inside urinary bladder are considered as the risk factors to induce stress urinary incontinence - like childbirth, aging, surgery in or around bladder and urethra, injury to the nerve regulating urinary sphincter, etc. More? To www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login. ...Read more
R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Obesity, family hx: A family history of diabetes is a major risk factor as is obesity, especially when the excess fat is distributed in the upper part of the body (waist rather than hips.) other risk factors include taking steroid medications (like prednisone). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Family, allergies: A history of asthma in a parent or sibling, and allergies to inhaled allergens, smoking or exposure to environmental tobacco smoke are the main risk factors for the development of asthma. In an adult, a history of asthma in childhood would be a significant risk factor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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