Stroke (Other names: Stroke, CVA, Stroke)
Types of Vascular Brain Accident
There are two types of strokes: Ischemic stroke is caused by a blood clot that blocks or blocks a blood vessel in the brain. It is the most common type, 80 percent of strokes are ischemic. Hemorrhagic stroke is caused by a blood vessel that breaks and bleeds in the brain
Stroke symptoms often occur quickly. These include: Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm, or leg (especially on one side of the body), sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding speech, sudden trouble seeing with one or both eyes, sudden difficulty walking , dizziness, loss of balance or coordination, and sudden, severe headache with no known cause
Prevention and control
People over 55 years of age are more likely to have a stroke and the risk increases as they get older. Other major risk factors related to a high incidence of having a stroke are: high blood pressure, heart disease, smoking, family members with a history of stroke, and African American ethnicity.
People who have had a stroke or are at risk of having one and want to prevent it in the future can make some healthy lifestyle changes such as: eating a heart-healthy diet, achieving a healthy weight, managing stress , get regular physical activity, quit smoking and control your high blood pressure and cholesterol levels. If these changes are not enough, you may need medicine to control your risk factors.