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In de novo epilepsy (age 67) MRI shows signs of slightly poor brain circulation. Is medication for circulation advised? The patient is now on TEGRETOL

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
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In brief: Brain circulaton-sz

Why poor circulation ? ischemia (from clogged vessels)? hypoplastic vessels ( born with small vessels? carotids? Did MRI show stroke? Do they have a fib? was the seizure due to stroke/ TIA ( rare)? has the doctor discussed aspirin 81 mg or plavix (clopidogrel) or plental or fish oil ( blood thinners so may cause bleeding) ? f/u and discuss w/neurology http://www.
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11286042

In brief: Brain circulaton-sz

Why poor circulation ? ischemia (from clogged vessels)? hypoplastic vessels ( born with small vessels? carotids? Did MRI show stroke? Do they have a fib? was the seizure due to stroke/ TIA ( rare)? has the doctor discussed aspirin 81 mg or plavix (clopidogrel) or plental or fish oil ( blood thinners so may cause bleeding) ? f/u and discuss w/neurology http://www.
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11286042
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