Stroke prevention screening

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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.
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 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 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 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.
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 f tn heart is normal size and the aorta is mildly ectatic. I also had a carotid artery screening from LIFE LINE SCREENING in Jan 2011 that showed mild plaque buildup on one side and moderate buildup on the other side. I do have HBP which is under control with Altace. I also am overweight at 204 and my age is 60. Should I be having an ultrasound or any other test.
Avatar n tn // gave me some idea. I would like to know your opinion about this herb and other alternative therapies.
Avatar n tn hello i am med student and i am interested about aspirin and heparin use in prevention of stroke i high risc pregnant patients. Is Aspirin in low doses safe.
Avatar n tn I am making a website for stroke prevention as an outside project. What do you think? I am about halfway done. Thanks.
Avatar m tn Of course there is a difference in preparation and lowering your risks to help prevent stroke or heart attack. Prevention is always the best approach, as much as possible that is.
Avatar n tn It is slightly better than aspirin for prevention of stroke, and not as good in terms of prevention stork as coumadin. It is as likely as aspirin to cause bleeding but less likely than coumadin.