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Why did my 49 year old healthy father get a stroke? No diabetes, no blood pressure problem, no medical history, exercises daily..Now paralyzed on left

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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Other causes

Other causes can be a hypercoaguable state (easy blood clot formation), homocysteine problems, high lipoprotein a, cardiac arrhythmias, undiagnosed malignanices.
Your neurologist will do further testing to see if he has any of these problems. Make sure he gets his rehab and continues his healthy lifestyle.

In brief: Other causes

Other causes can be a hypercoaguable state (easy blood clot formation), homocysteine problems, high lipoprotein a, cardiac arrhythmias, undiagnosed malignanices.
Your neurologist will do further testing to see if he has any of these problems. Make sure he gets his rehab and continues his healthy lifestyle.
Dr. Seema Patel
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Dr. Real Martin
blood clots from heart ex atrial fibrillation (irregular heart beat) or from veins in the legs. smoking
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Sometimes unknown

While all of the conditions you mention can contribute to strokes, some patients will have a stroke for no explainable reason.
You can consider it bad luck, but it happens. Make sure he does his therapy to maintain what he can, and help him to relearn to use what he has lost.

In brief: Sometimes unknown

While all of the conditions you mention can contribute to strokes, some patients will have a stroke for no explainable reason.
You can consider it bad luck, but it happens. Make sure he does his therapy to maintain what he can, and help him to relearn to use what he has lost.
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: PFO

I learned the hard way about patent foramen ovale high incidence in people wit hyoung cryptogemic stroke check out hyperbaric oxygen this happened to me at age 45 cryptogenic stroke family history of stroke raises your risk i keep my daughters away from bcp's this is a marathon pace yourselves get to know dad as he is, best rehab is ric in chicago god bless.
Its gets better faith helps me.

In brief: PFO

I learned the hard way about patent foramen ovale high incidence in people wit hyoung cryptogemic stroke check out hyperbaric oxygen this happened to me at age 45 cryptogenic stroke family history of stroke raises your risk i keep my daughters away from bcp's this is a marathon pace yourselves get to know dad as he is, best rehab is ric in chicago god bless.
Its gets better faith helps me.
Dr. Mark Weston
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