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What nerves are effected in a stroke?

What nerves are effected in a stroke?

Stroke: The nerves connected to the damaged brain tissue are those affected. ...Read more

Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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Is it true that by going to the chiropractor it can cause me to have a stroke? After i went for my first session no feel like my nerves are insane

Is it true that by going to the chiropractor it can cause me to have a stroke? After i went for my first session no feel like my nerves are insane

Extremely rare : Its usually reported at a rate of one in a million, usually involving an elderly person who has arteriosclerosis receiving a high thrust neck adjustment. Chance of a serious complication by taking an Aspirin or other over-the-counter pain medications is higher than a stroke from an adjustment. As your regular doctor to refer you to one he feels comfortable with. Feel better. ...Read more

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Sometimes i feel my back head or top light tingling. Not in my face, is a mini stroke or just pinch nerves ?

Sometimes i feel my back head or top light tingling. Not in my face, is a mini stroke or just pinch nerves ?

Occipital Neuralgia: Sounds like occipital neuralgia, so i would not be concerned with a mini-stroke. But to be sure you should be seen your doctor for further evaluation. The occipital nerves exit from the skull in the back of the head and then travel to the top of the head and end close to the forehead area, so you could have altered sensation or the tingling you described in these areas. ...Read more

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Ceribela antaxia stroke my nerves all over are bad muscles week numbness feet shoulder hands?

Ceribela antaxia stroke my nerves all over are bad muscles week numbness feet shoulder hands?

Neurological Symptom: It sounds like you have developed new, acute neurological symptoms which may be related to, your original lesion, or represent a new focus. Bilateral symptoms are a bit unusual for a stroke, which is usually one-sided, but midline lesions or infectious and degenerative disorders can also be the culprit. Either way, you should seek evaluation immediately. ...Read more

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I have antaxia gate and had a stroke my muscles are painfull back and legs nerves all over numb i also have liver cerocis will this kill me?

I have antaxia gate and had a stroke my muscles are painfull back and legs nerves all over numb i also have liver cerocis will this kill me?

Have courage: Be positive and optimistic. Do exercises under supervision of pt. For your liver, follow right kind of diet, take the right meds and see a GI doctor. Depending on your case, you may be a candidate for liver transplantation. ...Read more

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My mother is 70 yrs old, she had a stroke 3yrs ago, sometimes she cool but sometimes @ night her legs an feet go numb. Like poor curculation in them an it gets painful. Is there anything she can do for that? Prob nerves are damaged from the stroke

Agree: Stroke, or cerebrovascular accident, can cause localized nerve anoxia (loss of oxygen) to the tissues. This can cause immediate nerve palsy/dysfunction that can mimic a neuropathy, or actually neuropathy itself. Discuss the findings/symptoms with her neurologist (if you are able to) and discuss available treatments. Physical therapy is still the mainstay treatment with low dose of gabapentin. ...Read more

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Which body systems are affected by a stroke?

Which body systems are affected by a stroke?

Neuro: A stroke affects your brain and the nervous system. YOur nervous system controls a lot, from breathing, to heart rate, but mainly a stroke reveals itself through a muscle or sensation defect. ...Read more

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Which part of the body is affected by a stroke?

Which part of the body is affected by a stroke?

Stroke affects brain: A stroke most often affects the brain. It is possible it could affect the spinal cord also. Sometimes an alternate condition named "heat stroke" is considered, this is an entirely different condition that affects fluid and electrolyte balances in the blood stream, muscles and the body's organs. ...Read more

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Stroke (Definition)

Stroke is a loss of neurological function due to loss of blood flow to a part of the brain. This can be the result of clotting locally, an embolus from elsewhere in the vascular system or bleeding in the brain. It is usually manifest by a sudden ...Read more