Stroke prevention and exercise

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Avatar f tn He was put on blood thinners then taken off. He also has type II diabetes that is totally undercontrol by diet and exercise but he does take BP lowering drugs and Cholesterol lowering drugs(Lipitor) and is on Zocor. Now it is a year (Jan 2008) and he went for a follow up CT scan. The scan revealed that the clot is still encapsulated- but that is has gotten longer in diameter. How do you prevent a stroke? Is there any surgery available?
Avatar n tn But it means you have to be extra careful with the cholesterol. Eat healthy and get exercise. Stop smoking if you do.
Avatar m tn If this trend continues, you are indeed at high risk for developing cardiovascular disease such as heart attach or stroke. I recommend starting a diet and exercise program immediately, which may even help with improving your mood. In my opinion you do NOT need a stress echo since it is unlikely that you would have significant blockages in your arteries AT THIS TIME, unless you have some discomfort or pain when you exert yourself.
Avatar m tn Hello Your elevated cholesterol and LDL cholesterol place you at a higher risk for heart attack stroke and limb loss. These are likely a result of your diet and behavioral factors including sedentary lifestyle. The stress test is to evaluate the effects of stress and elevated blood pressure on your hearts function.
Avatar n tn Though they are of no immediate threat, the presence of ischemic changes can be a risk factor for future stroke. Hence, prevention methods should include a healthy lifestyle, and a combination of diet, exercise, and medicines. Please discuss with your treating doctors. Take care!
1478333 tn?1287401534 “The effectiveness of vitamin D in fall prevention in all people with stroke has not yet been determined,” Bachelor explained. He said that while previous research had illustrated that fall-prevention programs that included exercise were effective for seniors, what wasn’t as clear was whether such regiments helped individuals who had differed a stroke.
Avatar n tn However, side effects of this should be considered and asked with the treating doctor. Another stroke prevention strategy should be take low-fat diet, limit alcohol, quit smoking, exercise regularly and get your blood pressure monitored every years, especially if high blood pressure history is present in your family. Hope this helps.
Avatar n tn Second, what are the biggest risk factors for stroke? Clearly, prevention is the best policy, and even at the age of 26, I want to do everything I can to reduce any risk factors I may have. I'm in excellent shape, although I smoke cigarettes(working on quitting), and there's no family history of stroke (but type II diabetes runs in the family, although I don't have it).
Avatar m tn //www.everydayhealth.com/health-report/atrial-fibrillation-and-stroke/diet-tips-for-afib.aspx?
Avatar m tn Men in both exercise groups showed similar evidence of exercise-related improvements in heart structure and function, according to the study that was to be presented Friday at the EuroPRevent meeting, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Research presented at medical meetings should be considered preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed medical journal.
Avatar f tn Hence, prevention methods should include a healthy lifestyle, and a combination of diet, exercise, and
Avatar n tn Though they are of no immediate threat, all these causes, and the presence of ischemic changes can be a risk factor for future stroke. Hence, prevention methods should include a healthy lifestyle, and a combination of diet, exercise, and medicines. Please discuss with your treating doctors. Take care!
Avatar n tn The association between migraine and stroke seems to be more prevalent in females with migraines that also have an aura and before the age of 45. Was the stroke on the opposite side of the brain as your focal neurological deficit when you have your migraine. Unfortunately, you are at a higher risk of having another stroke compared to the general population. If you have an aura with your migraine, you at even a higher risk (although the risk is only alittle).
Avatar n tn Though they are of no immediate threat, all these causes, and the presence of ischemic changes can be a risk factor for future stroke. Hence, prevention methods should include a healthy lifestyle, and a combination of diet, exercise, and medicines. Please discuss with your treating doctors. Take care!
Avatar m tn 55 year-old male Type II Diabetic had stroke 9 years ago. Still recovering with diabled arms n numbed leg. Any tips to prevent more blood vessels deteriotion. Currently taking meformin(500mg day n night), Renetec(BP) , Lipitor and aspirin. Sugar level has been stabled: 108(fast) H1c: Avg 110 BP: 85/135 Exercise: casual walking 1.5 KM/day Thanks in advance, Doc!
Avatar m tn Hello, I am 65 years old and I am taking every day Aspirin Cartia 100 milligram in order to prevent stroke and to clear the blood. Stroke happened to almost every member of my family (grandfather, father, brother). Lately, because of the Aspirin Cartia, I got a brown-red stain on my arm. Should I continue taking the Aspirin in spite of the stain? Is the Aspirin really helpful for the prevention of stroke?
Avatar f tn Hence, prevention methods should include a healthy lifestyle, and a combination of diet, exercise, and medicines. Please discuss with your treating doctors.
Avatar n tn Though they are of no immediate threat, all these causes, and the presence of ischemic changes can be a risk factor for future stroke.
Avatar n tn i was having sex right stroke after stroke and when i was about to ejeculate i felt that the condom has bust and i withdrew but when i withdrew i ejeculate but out side the vagina and im not sure if i had contact with the skin but when i withdrew to see the broke condom immidietly ejculated
Avatar m tn Hence, prevention methods should include a healthy lifestyle, and a combination of diet, exercise, and medicines. Please discuss with your treating doctors. Take care! The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examine you. The advice may not be completely correct for you as the doctor cannot examine you and does not know your complete medical history.
Avatar n tn Your cerebral and neck blood vessels should be evaluated also for any narrowings It is extremely important to control your blood pressure whether you have had a stroke or not. With this event and your previous TIA and your stroke risk factors (cholesterol should be checked also) you probably should be on at least an aspirin. Aspirin and plavix are equivalent essentially, it just plavix is more expensive.
Avatar m tn Hypoplastic vertebral artery also increases risk of stroke. Hence, prevention methods should include a healthy lifestyle, and a combination of diet, exercise, and medicines. Please discuss with your treating doctors. Take care! The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examine you. The advice may not be completely correct for you as the doctor cannot examine you and does not know your complete medical history.
469720 tn?1388146349 Peripheral Vascular Disease and Cardiovascular Disease affects over 12 million people in the US and the most concerning aspect of that high number is that most people are not diagnosed early. Our ability to successfully manage the process is significantly improved when the conditions are diagnosed early. Early identification is improved when the public is informed about the risk factors and symptoms of the disease.
Avatar n tn Hence, prevention methods should include a healthy lifestyle, and a combination of diet, exercise, and medicines. Please discuss with your treating doctors. Take care!