Stroke: Life-Saving Tips That Can Help You!

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At the beginning of this short article you need to know that stroke occurs often that you know and sadly is one of the leading causes of death all around the world. It is the fourth major reason of deaths in the US.

Stroke is a brain attack that is triggered by interrupted circulation of blood in the brain. During the stroke, the patient can lose about 2 million neurons (nerve cells) per minute.

Sufferers deal with either ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke. Ischemic strokes are caused by constricted or blocked canals to the brain, which do not carry blood properly.

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The second type is less common, and it is caused by brain aneurysm burst or blood vessel leak.

Recognizing the initial symptoms and signs is the best prevention. Once you notice anything strange that worries you, consult your doctor immediately.

These are one of the most common signs of a stroke:

  • Sudden numbness of the face, arm or leg, normally on one side of the body.
  • Sudden confusion, slurred speech and problems with speaking.
  • Issues with vision, double vision, blurriness, etc.
  • Dizziness, problems with balance, loss of coordination and trouble in walking.

Now at this point you must know that, if you notice any of these signs you need to right away call an ambulance.

Doctors need to act rapidly due to the fact that there is a danger of the bleeding getting worse and if the bleeding is increased too much, they cannot give you any medications.

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Nutrition is one of the best ways to prevent stroke, cardiac arrest, and lots of other illness.

This means that if you eat unhealthy food, you increase the level of fat in your blood and for that reason you are blocking the blood vessels. And as you know obstruction of blood vessels can lead to these attacks.

Therefore, it is important for you not to let your bad habits lead you to any of these conditions. This means that you should change your lifestyle, eat healthy food, reduce the smoking and alcohol consumption and cut off all the unhealthy habits.

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