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Are You Worried About Stroke?

ARE YOU WORRIED ABOUT STROKE? What is STROKE ? Stroke is a brain attack, causing an abrupt interruption of Stroke kills twise as many women as breast cancer every year. constant blood and oxygen flow to the brain. This occurs as a result when the blood vessel feeding the brain gets clogged or bursts. PREVENTION > IS BETTER THAN CURE Types of STROKE? - ISCHEMIC STROKE Caused by blood clots HEMORRHAGIC STROKE Caused by bleeding STROKE SYMPTOMS ►STROKE TREATMENTS • Sudden numbness of the face ie, face drooping • Aspirin • weakness of arm, or leg especially if it occurs on one side of the body. • Intravenous Injection of TPA • Medications delivered directly to the brain • Double vision • Sudden trouble in walking or loss of balance • Mechanical Clot removal • Carotid Endarterectomy • Angioplasty and Stents • Sudden severe headache without reason Speech Difficulty Surgical Blood Vessal Repair Foods to prevent STROKE • Beans and other Folate rich food • Low fat milk • Oats, Almonds & Soy • Salmon and other fatty fish • Fruits & Vegetables, as they are good antioxidants • Magnesium rich food like Barley and Cornmeal • Food rich in Potassium • Limit Salt

Are You Worried About Stroke?

shared by sbshospital on Sep 27
Stroke occurs when blood supply to the brain is blocked or reduced. This lowers the oxygen and nutrient supply to the brain which can result in the death of brain cells. This may also occur when the b...


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