Stroke prevention screening

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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 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 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.
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Avatar f tn They are taking appointments in advance and the charge is $139.00. The test includes, Stroke/ Carotid Artery screening, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening, and Peripheral Artery Disease Screening, or should I see my family doctor. The testing will done at a local church. Is this something I should consider?
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 m tn Neither the Abbott RealTime nor the Roche COBAS AmpliPrep/COBAS TaqMan HIV-1 assay is intended to be used as a donor screening test for HIV-1 or as a diagnostic test to confirm the presence of HIV-1 infection.
469720 tn?1388146349 The focus of my forum and blog are to educate people about the potential options for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Many disorders are more reliably and easily treated when identified in an early stage. Life style behaviors can be initiated and medications can be started to prevent any damage to the body. Hypertension is a good example. Diet, exercise and stress management all help to decrease the chance of having hypertension.
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.
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 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 f tn I also have 7 Thyroid Nodules scheduled for a biopsy soon. I am looking for recommendations and suggestions for Cancer prevention foods, supplements, herbs, teas, spices and antioxidants for the Colon, Thyroid shrinking Thyroid nodules of a plant based monthly or weekly meal plan for balanced recipes.
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.
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.
Avatar n tn 1) Topical antiseptics, including listerine, have not been studied for their effectiveness in STD prevention. The best guess, based on distant past experience with other antiseptics (from thw WW II era) suggests little effect. Washing after sex can't hurt, but I doubt using listerine, alcohol, etc does not any difference beyond the minor benefit of soap and water. 2) There are no data on the per-exposure risks from oral sex for any STD other than HIV.
Avatar n tn t drugs that prevent the migraines, or the vasoconstriction, then prevent the stroke? I assume, perhaps wrongly, that prevention of migraine prevents stroke (in my case). I had luck previously on propanalol, but my doctor now says that won't prevent a stroke. He says only calcium channel blockers MAY. Can you give me your opinion on this issue? Thank you very much.
Avatar n tn Hello. On Memorial Day weekend I was taken to an emergency room for extreme abdominal pain. I stayed in the hospital for 2 days, I had a high white blood cell count and fever on arrival. I had an abdominal ultrasound, CT scan with contrast, and an endoscopy. The ER doctors seemed to think it was more to do with my gall bladder or pancreas, and there was some evidence of "sludge" in this area. Subsequently I had an MRI of those areas which showed nothing.