Flower


Don’t ignore the warning – stroke, ahead of a full blown stroke

by Marshaneil Soumi D’ Rozario | 30 MAY 2018

dont ignore the warning  stroke ahead of a full blown stroke
 Image used for representational purpose only

Warning-Stroke is a temporary blockage of blood flow to the brain. Unlike a stroke, Warning-Stroke or a mini-stroke doesn’t kill brain tissue or cause permanent disabilities. The clot may dissolve on its own or get dislodged so that it stops causing the symptoms. Despite the symptoms resolve within few minutes or 24 hours, immediate medical attention should be delivered. Ignoring the signs may signal a full-blown stroke ahead. Immediate emergency help can prevent from a long term disability or death. People getting a faster treatment can escape from any fatal outcome. The warning stroke is more benign in nature; it sets an alarm for an upcoming stroke. It should be taken seriously to avoid permanent damages.

 

Dr Talacheru Srinivasulu, MD, Consultant General Physician and Diabetologist from Gleneagles Global Hospitals says, “Seek immediate medical attention if you suspect you’ve had a warning-stroke. Prompt evaluation and identification of potentially treatable conditions may help you prevent a full-blown stroke. . Call your doctor if you think you are having a problem with your medicine.”

 

“Take your medicine exactly as prescribed. Eat heart-healthy foods. These include fruits, vegetables, and high-fiber foods. In addition, consume a food that are low in sodium, saturated fat, trans fat and cholesterol” Says Dr Talacheru Srinivasulu, MD, Consultant General Physician and Diabetologist at Gleneagles Global Hospitals.

 

The term “warning stroke” is more appropriate for these temporary episodes, because they can indicate the likelihood of a coming stroke. Warning strokes can signal a problem that may lead to disability or further strokes which can cause death. About one-third of the people who have a warning-stroke go on to have a more severe stroke within a year.

 

The signs and symptoms of a Warning-Stroke:

 

       Paralysis in your face, arm or leg, typically on one side of your body.

 

       Weakness, Numbness

 

       Slurred or garbles speech

 

       Blindness either in one or both eyes. Also blur  vision

 

       Sudden and severe headache with no known cause.

 

If you are above 40 years then you are at higher resemble with those that found early in a stroke. Above listed are the symptoms of a warning-stroke that should be given serious attention.  Anyone experiencing a warning-stroke symptom should be rushed immediately to the emergency room. The risk of stroke increases with age. Survivors who undergo a Warning-Stroke after having had a stroke should be taken to critical care immediately, because something in their treatment plan it might get further critical. Blood –Thinning medicines that will help to prevent formation of blood clots will be prescribed by the doctor. People with other health conditions such as cardiovascular diseases, HBP, diabetes, peripheral artery diseases and obesity are at greater risk of warning-strokes. If having one or more of these risk factors doesn’t mean you’ll have a stroke, but your risk particularly increases if you have two or more of them. Regular health checkups and adopting a healthy lifestyle will help you to prevent such risk.


 Disclaimer: Welthi.com does not guarantee any specific results as a result of the procedures mentioned here, and the results may vary from person to person. Read more
Stay away from common monsoon diseases

Stay away from common monsoon diseases

The Monsoon provides relief from the scorching hea...
1000 PARTICIPANTS ATTENDED WALK FOR ROAD SAFETY

1000 PARTICIPANTS ATTENDED WALK FOR ROAD SAFETY

In this event, 1000 participants participate in t...
Traffic Awareness To Avoid Accidents (TATAA) calls on citizens of TS and AP to join 2K Awareness Walk on Road Safety.

Traffic Awareness To Avoid Accidents (TATAA) ...

Traffic Awareness To Avoid Accidents (TATAA) is a...
Hair Transplant is One of the safest cosmetic surgeries

Hair Transplant is One of the safest cosmetic ...

The greatest myth in hair transplant surgery is th...
Bariatric Endoscopy is most suited weight loss procedure for young obese people

Bariatric Endoscopy is most suited weight loss ...

To help young urban Indianfight obesity, famous Mu...
Bariatric Endoscopy the best solution for young obese people

Bariatric Endoscopy the best solution for young ...

Obesity is rising in India at an alarming rate. It...
World Stroke Day 29th Oct 2018

World Stroke Day 29th Oct 2018

A stroke is defined as an abrupt onset of a neurol...
Hyderabad Doctors successfully perform Asia's First Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Replacement procedure

Hyderabad Doctors successfully perform Asia's ...

Only 40 such surgeries reported around the world...
SuVitas Launches Bangalore’s First Dedicated Transition Care Facility

SuVitas Launches Bangalore’s First Dedicated ...

Catering to a need for post critical care that has...
Itermittent Fasting: The How s and Why's

Itermittent Fasting: The How s and Why's

Intermittent Fasting is the latest global fitness ...
Our responsibility to our emotions

Our responsibility to our emotions

In this world, there are all kinds of people. Some...
Eyes show you the world

Eyes show you the world

With increasing rate of air pollution, the ways it...