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Stroke, heart pain, sudden nervousness, increased heart beat, sweating

My father is 58 years old. Yesterday he had stroke like some pain in heart . It is third time, he is experiencing. He will have sudden nevervousness and increased heart beat and sweating too. He has drinking habit and smoking occassionally. Please help me to know what is the problem and diagonise it.
Asked On : Fri, 30 Mar 2012
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Your father needs to have a complete neurologic workup that includes bloodwork, MRI of the brain, MRA of the vessels of the head and neck, carotid artery ultrasound and possibly even an echocardiogram. This is the standard testing done for stroke and if it hasn't been done in some time, it should certainly be repeated. Consulting with a good neurologist whose practice centers around stroke is a must, because the neurologist will help your father to control stroke risk factors that will help him to prevent another such event from happening. I hope this information has helped you and that he feels better.
Answered: Tue, 3 Jul 2012
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