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What causes high BP and facial paralysis?

hi dr. i want to ask about my brother face probelem. his age is 36, 5"2,& weight is 106 kg. he is overweight. in april 2011 he feels problem like.when he wake up in the morning& he feels he can't move his lips &after few hours he can't move his left eyebrow. suddenly his bp is so high. why is happen that to him. pls answer. thanks

Wed, 21 Dec 2016
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it's a stroke. it's occurs due to damage to brain. either there is brain hemorrhage due to very high blood pressure or due to clot in brain arteries lead decrease blood supply brain and damage the which controls the face.
Both problem can occur due to high bp. so blood pressure should be controlled. also other risk factors involve smoking, high cholesterol level etc.
physiotherapy may help to recover patient.
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