Stroke: how to take a blow


  • Choking or red flood
  • And suddenly - attack!
  • Pills and Diet
  • You are at risk if ...

  • How to prevent a stroke in his life, he tells the head of the rehabilitation department of Institute of Neurology Professor Albert Adam's apple.

    Choking or red flood

    Stroke - an acute cerebrovascular accident - it happens
    ischemic and hemorrhagic. Ischemic occurs three times more often,
    but mortality from Mr.Stroke: how to take a blowit is much lower than from hemorrhagic.

    Last blew us Andrei Mironov, Vitaly Solomin, Nicholas
    Eremenko, Valery Lobanovsky ... When they say that the patient did
    emergency surgery, so it is a hemorrhagic stroke -
    a brain haemorrhage.

    "Spill blood" occurs after the load - weeding flower beds, large
    scandal, prolonged stress. The mechanics of this: the strain breaks
    vessel wall. The most common cause - high blood pressure.
    But blame can also be a congenital defect of the vascular wall

    If the vessel to burst somewhere in the leg, not a great tragedy
    will be. And in my head - literally blow stuns, and the person loses consciousness.
    The volume of blood flowing to the brain varies from the stack to the junior

    Ischemic stroke - a cerebral infarction caused by occlusive
    vessels: the brain cells, trapped without oxygen die. Among
    the main causes of ischemia - blood clots and atherosclerotic plaques. At any
    moment from which the piece can come off, with blood rush up and
    firmly stuck in a narrow lumen. Another reason - atherosclerotic
    vasoconstriction when inside the vessel almost completely "overgrown"
    sclerotic plaque and one simply closes.

    And suddenly - attack!

    On the part of both the stroke often look the same, the difference is visible
    CT only. Treatment only helps in case
    if you have time with him during the "golden period" - the first three hours
    after a stroke. When you remove the hematoma hemorrhage, ischemia urgently
    administered drugs that destroy the "cap." Later, emergency measures
    useless from flooding or from oxygen starvation "go out"
    all huge areas of the brain.

    Incorrect to compare the strokes on the subject of "worse-better". It all depends
    on which area affected. Sometimes a heavy blow fall
    relatively "dumb" parts of the brain that are responsible for not important
    function. And for the destruction of significant areas of sometimes quite small

    The worst thing is that only a small percentage of strokes possible
    to predict in advance. True harbinger of impending big trouble -
    trouble small (mini stroke), that is a temporary violation

    This is a condition where a little numb arm or leg,
    dizzy, it becomes difficult to clearly pronounce words. Maximum
    the symptoms disappear after a day, but to see a doctor it is necessary,
    because at this stage of the process can still be reversed.

    Pills and Diet

    The first step - to know their blood pressure. More than a half
    hypertensive patients are unaware of their disease, quenched with headache ...
    but-shpoy and analgin. As part of their pressure switches for dangerous
    140/90 border - is unknown, but once this transition can be
    fatal.Stroke: how to take a blow

    "Measuring the pressure is not necessary from time to time, and every day,
    morning and evening, at home, - says Professor Adam's apple. -
    If the "keep in check" hypertension, constantly taking Mitigating
    Tablet Press, calmly react to negative events - Risk
    Hemorrhagic stroke is reduced by several times. "

    Step number two - the right food: salted insufficiently, not Refried,
    less animal fats, more vegetables, fruits and "cat" of fish
    type - cod, pollock. Pulls a drink - let yourself be a little dry
    wine. Collectively known as the Mediterranean diet.

    Warn stroke and special medicines. that
    prevent, is recommended to take the usual blood clots
    aspirin or analogues thereof, does not damage the gastric mucosa -
    thrombo-ASS, aspirin-cardio.

    Against vasoconstriction runs a separate group of medicines -
    Wessel-Douai instenon, Neoton and others. They are necessary or not, just tell
    doctor. All departmental and many city clinics have
    Ultrasound diagnostics to help identify: is there
    atherosclerotic plaques. Check the two pairs of main arteries - the carotid
    and vertebrates (they supply blood to the large areas of the brain). Procedure
    quick and painless. The presence of plaques does not mean that everything is bad.

    The second survey - duplex scanning - tells how
    plaques are fraught with future stroke. Depending on the results
    research or medicine are appointed or conduct surgery
    Treatment - a plaque is removed (when the vessel is not substantially
    It has a lumen). Of course, under general anesthesia. The risk, of course, but
    far less than the risk of getting a stroke.

    You are at risk if ...

    • you 40 years or more
    • you have a red face with vascular mesh
    • You torment frequent headaches
    • you are prone to frequent dizziness, or fainting
    • you suffer from heart disease or diabetes
    • you smoke and are fond of alcohol
    • you are a workaholic or, on the contrary, is unemployed and actively seeking work
    Scale stroke did not immediately recognize. While going "emergency" Lay
    the patient in the bed, place a pillow under your head high. Open
    window, measure the blood pressure. When strongly elevated let
    medicine, it goes down. If the drug is not present - the patient's lower legs
    a basin of hot water sparingly.

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