Stroke usaully occurs when the blood supply to a part of the brain is interrupted, ischemia damages or kill the cells in the area, producing the sings and symptons of a stroke.generally there are two types of stroke, Hemorrhgic and ischemic.Hhemorrhagic stoke occurs when a cerebral artery or arteriole ruptures, somtimes but not always at thd site of a small aneurysm. Ischemic stroke occurs when flow in a vessel is compromised by atherosclerotic plaques on which thrombi form
STROKE IS A GENERAL TERM FOR MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY CEREBRO VASCULAR ACCIDENT,CERBRAL MEEANS BRAIN AND VASCULAR MEANS RELATED TO BLOOD VESSELS AND ACCIDENT MEANS EITHER THE BLOOD SUPPLYING ARTERIES ARE RUPTURED OR BLOCKED BY EMBOLI OR BY THROMBUS RESULTING IN LESS OR NO SUPPLY TO BRAIN PARTICLARLY MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY SUPPLYING TO CORONA RADIAT WHICH IS A BUNCH OF NERVE FIBRES SUPPLYING FACE, UPPER AND LOWER LIMBS OF OPPOSITE SIDE AND AS NO BLOOD THIS PART LOOSE CONTROL AND BECOME PARLYTIC AND AS IT OCCURS SUDDENLY DUE TO RISE IN BLOOD PRESSURE OR BECAUSE OF HEART DISEASE OR MALFUNTION SO IT IS CALLED STROKE ,SOME RARELY ALOS USE FOR SUDDEN HEART ATTACK OR MYOCARDIAL INFARCTIONAS CARDIAC STROKE
When blood flow to the brain is impaired, oxygen and important nutrients cannot be delivered. The result is abnormal brain function. Blood flow to the brain can be disrupted by either a blockage or rupture of an artery to the brain. A stroke is also referred to as a cerebrovascular accident or CVA.
Hi im 19 yrs old a 5 6nd weight 132 lbs. I been having this warm and weak sensation in my left arm for a few months now and i saw today the symptoms of a Blood Clot and it look similar to what i feel. I mean i dont think i have a lot of chance of getting blood clot cause of my age. I used to play sports few years back in high school. I been also getting this warm sensation on my left chest close to the heart. I has anxiety and last year i went to the doctor thinking i was having a heart attack. They did a stress test and EKG and everything was fine. Im super scared of having a stroke at my age. One of my friend had one 3 years ago im scared it could happen to me.
My mother-in-laws partner just called me to say hes worried about her. Shes been real tired for a few days and has tingly feelings in her arms. He thinks this means she is having a stroke! I have never heard of this. He is not with her right now hes at work but he trying to get her to call the doc. does this sound right?
I am 31 years old, having BP 140/83 , and total cholestrol 6.98 mmol/l,Atherogenic index 4.25,LDL cholestrol 4.68 mmol/l,Alanine transferase 76.1 U/L.My problem is sometimes i am getting a feeling of fainting / feeing of imbalance and till now i havent start any medications yet .My father died at very early stage because of heart attack( 1 st attack). So whether i have to take medications for BP or cholestrol or both? What can be the reasong for feeling of imbalance?? Thanks, mathew
For the past 4 days, my blood pressure has been running anywhere from 130/95 to 120/102. My blood pressure is usually normal (typically 120/78 or so). I have high cholesterol and a family history of heart disease & am 51. What I don t understand is the numbers being close together. My last reading was 119/102.
hi my father was 76 and died of ischaemic heart disease and severe coronary atherosclerosis: heart hypertrophy and chronic congestive heart failure he was waiting for tests to be done with waiting lists 14 weeks i need to know if he could of been cured if he was seen sooner rather than later
A cat scan for the lungs revealed atherosclerosis of the great vessels , aorta and coronary arteries. Aorta and pulmonary arteries are normal in caliber. Heart and and pericardium are within normal limits. There are no significant mediastinal or...
I did ultrasound , doctor found few cholesterol polyps in gallbladder and fatty acids in liver . So as per him it is not dangerous. Only thing I need to change my life style and maintain a proper diet. I want to check know more about my condition....
Seeking possible explanation for tender, raw feeling soles of the foot when I am rarely on my feet. Sometimes painful enough that walking is very uncomfortable. Age 85, height 5'1", weight 123#. Have pacemaker and electronic implant stimulation...
My husband has had atherosclerotic heart disease and PAD for 28 years. He has lost a leg, and had triple bi pass, need quad but not parts, two blocked again. He has great pain when walking very short distance in both legs. Has had two strokes. He looks ashen. Cardiologist wants us to see 3 different dr. to treat, sleep apnea, legs, and dizziness. Kidney function 50% No one will give me a straight answer on life expectancy, what to expect. No one dr. treats whole disease. Help