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Stroke
25
Jun

What are the symptoms of a stroke?

One thing to remember is that in a stroke, these symptoms often develop suddenly or within a few hours: 1. Weakness of a hand or leg: Often patients notice that they cannot grasp something that is even slightly heavy e.g. a glass of water. Sometimes they may not be able to lift their arm above...
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25
Jun

What can you do to prevent another stroke?

It is very important that you play an active role in preventing another stroke. There are many things that you can do, the most important one is to give up smoking if you smoke. 1. Take your medications on time: If you often forget to take your medication, you can buy a “pill box” and...
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25
Jun

What surgeries are done for a stroke?

Please note that there are two types of stroke, as you can learn here. The information here applies to the kind of stroke caused by obstruction of a blood vessel. In medical terms, this is called an “Infarct”. Frequently, a few hours or days after a hemorrhagic stroke, the pressure inside the head increases tremendously....
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25
Jun

What medications are given for stroke?

Please note that there are two types of stroke, as you can learn here. The information here applies to the kind of stroke caused by obstruction of a blood vessel. In medical terms, this is called an “Infarct”. The following medications are given for patients with an infarct: Blood thinners: Almost all patients with ischemic...
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