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Ataxic lacunar infarct, what to do?

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Dr. Ali Razmara
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In brief: Control risk factors

Lacunar infarcts are a type of ischemic stroke that is often due to risk factors for stroke including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes as well as lifestyle changes such as stopping smoking, exercise, and a healthy diet.
The ataxia refers to a specific type of lacunar infarct and the associated symptoms of incoordination. It is best to seek full evaluation by a stroke neurologist.

In brief: Control risk factors

Lacunar infarcts are a type of ischemic stroke that is often due to risk factors for stroke including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes as well as lifestyle changes such as stopping smoking, exercise, and a healthy diet.
The ataxia refers to a specific type of lacunar infarct and the associated symptoms of incoordination. It is best to seek full evaluation by a stroke neurologist.
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