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All that you need to know about Ischemic Stroke

When a blood vessel carrying blood to the brain, is blocked by a clot, Ischemic stroke occurs. Ischemic also spelled as “isceamia” refers to shortage in the blood supply to the brain. […]

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Arterial Ischemic Stroke (AIS) in Children

Arterial Ischemic Stroke also referred to as AIS, occurs when blood flow into an artery leading to the brain is blocked. […]

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Paralytic Stroke in infants, children and young adults

Paralytic stroke is generally viewed as a condition affecting the elderly, but the fact remains that it can also occur in infants, children, young adults, and even in a fetus before birth and can be life threatening in such cases as well. […]

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Understanding Paralytic Stroke

Paralytic Stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted or reduced to a large extent, depriving brain tissues of essential oxygen and nutrients. […]

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Diagnosing a Stroke-at a Hospital

In today’s world, physicians have multiple diagnostic techniques and imaging tools at their disposal to help diagnose a stroke quickly and accurately.They typically need to understand the type of stroke you have had, the cause of it, the part of the brain that has been impacted and to determine if there is a brain bleed. […]

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Embolic stroke – Causes, Symptoms and treatment

Embolic stroke is one type of Ischemic stroke caused by a blood clot that originates in other parts of the body, most often in the heart, breaks-free and then travels to the brain along the blood stream and lodges itself in the blood vessel blocking the flow of blood. […]

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Thrombotic stroke

Thrombosis is the formation of blood clots (thrombus) in the blood vessels. They affect the circulatory system by preventing optimal blood flow to the parts beyond the blockage.[…]

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Acute Ischemic Stroke – An overview

Acute Ischemic stroke is a condition which causes permanent injury to the brain and a serious medical emergency. When the flow of blood to the brain is disrupted due to a clot formed in the blood vessel, it reduces the supply of sufficient blood flow to the brain[…]

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Recommended Home Remedies for Paralysis

Paralysis is loss of muscle function of one or a group of muscles. This may partially or completely affect your body and is most often on one side. Paralysis is an outcome of a stroke attack. When an entire side of the body is affected, it is termed as hemiplegia.[…]

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PRENATAL STROKE – An overview

Postpartum period and pregnancy are closely associated with the risk of an Ischemic Stroke and Intracerebral hemorrhage. There are several causative factors that are unique to pregnancy and the postpartum period[…]

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Understanding INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGE

Intracranial hemorrhage refers to bleedings inside the skull. When bleeding occurs inside the brain or in the membranes surrounding the brain due to rupture of a blood vessel inside the brain, then it is called hemorrhagic stroke.[…]

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AVOIDING A BRAIN STROKE ATTACK

Brain stroke is a condition that occurs when the blood supply to the brain fails resulting in the death of the brain cells. Brain stroke can be classified primarily into ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke. Ischemic stroke is the result of a clot blocking a blood vessel in the brain or a blood vessel leading to the brain[…]

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AN OVERVIEW ON STROKE REHABILITATION

Stroke is a condition that affects a part of the brain due to deprived blood and oxygen supply leading to death of brain cells[…]

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DIFFERENCTIATING A STROKE FROMBRAIN ANEURYSM

Stroke, also called brain attack, occurs when an area of the brain does not receive blood supply. This results in death of the cells in the brain, and due to this the functions controlled by the affected part of the brain, such as muscle control, are also affected[…]

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DISTINGUISHINGA STROKE AND A HEART ATTACK

Stroke occurs when blood flow is disrupted to the brain due to a clot or rupture of the blood vessel. When this happens, the brain cells begin to die. It must be noted that brain cells begin to die within minutes after a stroke[…]

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Left Sided Stroke Vs Right Sided Stroke

The brain is made up of two sides or hemispheres. Stroke, in most cases, affects one side of the brain, which means that stroke to the left side of the brain affects[…]

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OVERACTIVE THYROID GLAND CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF STROKE

Overactive thyroid gland or hyperthyroidism is an endocrine problem that affects every 1 in 200 people, including young adults. In this condition, there is overproduction of the thyroxin hormone[…]

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BRAIN-STEM STROKE – AN OVERVIEW

Stroke usually occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted. When this happens, it stops the blood supply to a particular partof the brain and as a result the cells[…]

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IMPLICATIONS OF LEFT-SIDED STROKE – APHASIA

It is typically a communication disorder that occurs as a result of a stroke or a trauma to the language parts of the brain. While, this disorder does not impair a person’s intelligence[…]

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IMPLICATIONS OF LEFT-SIDED STROKE – APHASIA

It is typically a communication disorder that occurs as a result of a stroke or a trauma to the language parts of the brain. While, this disorder does not impair a person’s intelligence[…]

LIFE AFTER STROKE

LIFE AFTER A STROKE

Stroke changes life. Stroke affects differentindividuals in different ways. The disabilities experienced and the ability to recover depends on which side of the brain was affected[…]

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ROLE OF EXERCISES IN STROKE REHABILITATION

Recovery from stroke may be a very slow and long process, and feel like a daunting task, as the brain needs to relearn skills lost due to the damage caused by the stroke.[…]

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