Stroke prevention nutrition

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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 Another possiblity (though less likely perhaps given your multiple stroke risk factors) is could this be MS rather than stroke? Visual loss could have been optic neuritis and the "stroke" in cerebellum could be a plaque. Certainly don't mean to alarm you, just let you know that there may be other possibolities. There are special types of MRI that can easily distinguish between a stroke an dMS.
Avatar n tn I would like to purchase a book on nutrition for heart disease prevention but after an hour of surfing through Amazon, I have no idea which one to get. I want one that is up to date with current research. Any recommendations? Thank you so much for your help!
Avatar m tn Is the Aspirin really helpful for the prevention of stroke? What can you advise me to take in order to prevent the fate of the other members of my family.
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 n tn High level of GGT activity indicates high level of oxidative stress in the body, that in turn increases the risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer, hepatitis C, diabetes and other life threateneing illnesses. Normal level of GGT is 20, not 60. There is a natural food supplement that helps normalize GGT. This supplement is made from probiotic culture extracts and called LeukoMeal. Some variation of the same with addition of cocoa and other antioxidants is called LactaMeal.
Avatar m tn There is the Mozaffarian Group’s Study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in 2004 showing that as the intake of saturated fat increased in post-menopausal women, the progression of atherosclerosis actually reversed! Diet and 20-year Mortality in Two Rural Population Groups of Middle-Aged Men in Italy. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 1989. Men who died of CHD ate significantly less saturated fat than men who didn't!
Avatar m tn The causes of stroke are multiple and could include embolism from the heart or other areas (such as the aorta or other parts of the body), bleeds, atherosclerosis of the blood vessels, vasculitis (or inflammatory processes affecting the blood vessels of the brain), and others. The prevention of stroke typically depends on what are the risk factors a patient has. These may include aspirin, certain blood thinners, or cholesterol-lowering medications.
Avatar m tn //www.everydayhealth.com/health-report/atrial-fibrillation-and-stroke/diet-tips-for-afib.aspx?
Avatar f tn Nutrition help to reduce risk of cancer and may not prevent it. In general for all cancers it is recommended to eat 5 servings of vegetables and fruits a day, which contain antioxidants (vitamin C, E, beta-carotene, and selenium). Antioxidants help our immune system stay healthy by lowering “free radicals” (possible cancer causing elements) and protect the body cells from damage.
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 Usually, aspirin therapy is recommended for stroke prevention as long as the benefits outweigh the risks. 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.
144586 tn?1284666164 One of the most import factors in maintaining health and a good quality of life for the stroke disabled is good nutrition. Weight loss is a big problem, especially for those with swallowing difficulties. Keeping a handle on nutrition involves keeping acurate records of weight. If you can afford to do so and are helping someone at home a scale should be purchased.
Avatar f tn Currently there are advocates trying to get more money for research for stroke prevention and stroke treatment. Its fast, its easy and its free! Thank you.
Avatar m tn In regards to people with elderly family members who suffered a stroke, did they have feeding tubes or sources of nutrition provided? I am really struggling with this and feel like it is giving up. She is conscious and aware.
Avatar n tn Will a stroke cause ripped arteries? I had a stroke I'm a 41 year old. I had the stroke in September at the beginning and had a accident in July at the end of the month.
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 m tn My mother had an ischemic stroke 8 days ago. She is yet to have any nutrition orally or any meds. We aren't looking at any other nutrition except oral, that is her wishes. She is however being given iv hydration with sodium chloride. My question is how long can someone stay alive on iv hydration alone? We have asked her physician and he seem to "skirt" the issue with us.
1532119 tn?1292314351 i have had an ishemic stroke. left side affected,numb,tingle ,tight, also have type 2 , when i eat my left side from foot to shoulder will tighten up alot, then i get lite headed. what could this be. gets me really nervous. i chec b.p, always 120s / 70s, i check sugar, has been up and down.