Warning: Don't Get A Stroke,Here Are Some Signs And Ways To Prevent It
Stroke is a medical emergency. Seek immediate medical attention if you or someone you know shows signs of a stroke. A stroke happens when blood flow to part of the brain is cut off. This can cause brain cells to die and result in lasting damage to your body—or death. A stroke can happen at any age and to people of all races, genders, ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds. To lower your risk of stroke, make sure you eat healthy foods, exercise regularly and don’t smoke cigarettes or use other tobacco products…
A stroke is a medical emergency.
A stroke is a medical emergency. If you think you’re having a stroke, call 911 immediately and get to the hospital as quickly as possible. Do not drive yourself to the hospital; let an ambulance take you there. Do not take aspirin or other blood thinners unless your doctor has instructed you to do so — and even then, only under doctor supervision
If you experience any of these symptoms, do not take any medication without first consulting your doctor:
- Severe headache
- Loss of vision in one eye or both eyes
- Slurred speech
- Difficulty understanding speech (often mistaken for just having a cold)
You may be able to reduce your risk of stroke.
You may be able to reduce your risk of stroke. Here are some lifestyle changes that you can make:
- Learn more about the causes and signs of stroke. You don’t have to live in fear, but it’s important that you know what the signs are so that you can get help right away if they happen.
- Eat healthy foods and exercise regularly. Studies show that people who eat a Mediterranean diet, high in fruits and vegetables, fish, nuts and whole grains have a lower risk of stroke than others who don’t follow this type of diet. If you want to start an exercise program at home or with a group class at the gym, do not start by running miles on end or lifting heavy weights—both can cause injury! Instead focus on low-impact activities such as walking briskly for 30 minutes several times per week (or even longer if it feels good).
You might also consider eating less salt if your doctor says this is OK for you; too much sodium may raise blood pressure which increases risk for heart attacks/strokes later down road when we’re older adults.”
An ischemic stroke occurs when a blood vessel that supplies blood to the brain becomes blocked.
- A stroke can occur without any warning signs, but it’s most likely to happen when you’re younger than 65 years old.
- The number of strokes has increased by about 50% over the last 20 years.
- The risk of stroke is higher for women than for men and increases with age.
A hemorrhagic stroke is caused by bleeding in or around the brain.
A hemorrhagic stroke is caused by bleeding in or around the brain. It can be caused by an aneurysm or a ruptured blood vessel. The symptoms of a hemorrhagic stroke include:
- Numbness or weakness on one side of your face, arm and leg
- Double vision
- Drooping eyelids or facial droop (unable to raise eyebrows)
- Pain behind your eyes
Symptoms of a stroke may include:
- Sudden weakness or numbness in the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body
- Sudden confusion or trouble speaking or understanding
- Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes
- Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
Fatigue, headache and vomiting can also occur.
Fatigue, headache and vomiting can also occur.
Vomiting can sometimes be the first sign of a stroke. Vomiting may occur with or without other signs, but it’s important to seek medical help right away if you have had any of these symptoms:
- A sudden, severe headache that doesn’t go away
- Numbness or weakness in your arms or legs (though not both)
- Difficulty speaking clearly
Stroke survivors often need rehabilitation, including physical, occupational and speech therapy.
Stroke survivors often need rehabilitation, which usually includes physical, occupational and speech therapy. The goal of rehabilitation is to help people with a stroke recover their abilities as much as possible and reduce their risk of another stroke in the future.
Additional therapies may be recommended depending on a person’s needs. These can include:
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
First, call 911 or your local emergency number to get emergency help,
If you suspect that you or someone else is having a stroke, call 911 immediately. The sooner the patient receives treatment, the better the chance of a full recovery. Even if it turns out not to be a stroke, it’s still important to get help right away because other conditions may be causing similar symptoms.
In an emergency situation—if someone who has had a sudden onset of weakness on one side of their body, difficulty speaking clearly and visual impairment with blurry vision in one eye—you should dial 911 without waiting for others around you.
So we have discussed in detail, how to prevent a stroke. These are the common symptoms of a stroke and you should be very careful if you notice something unusual in your body or behavior. You can also try to reduce your risk of getting stroke by exercising regularly and eating healthy food. So please take care of yourself and don’t forget about these preventive measures!