Stroke prevention techniques

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1175033 tn?1492204828 National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Tarlov cyst information page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke website. Available at: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/tarlov_cysts/tarlov_cysts.htm. Updated March 12, 2009. Accessed May 12, 2009. Tarlov Cyst Disease Foundation. Tarlov cyst information. Tarlov Cyst Disease Foundation website. Available at: http://www.tarlovcystfoundation.org/TarlovCystInformation.asp. Accessed June 10, 2010.
Avatar m tn Oh and in case you have a stroke, which i don't wish' Piracetam has been found to improve cognition after a stroke. But yeah basically you want to avoid the stroke and go for the surgery. Carotid artery is something to be taken very seriously.
Avatar n tn We will never be able to cure everyone with AF, but not everyone with AF needs cured. For some people, stroke prevention with aspirin or coumadin and heart rate control is all you need to do. The techniques are always improving.
1348686 tn?1310657843 In addition, it reduces your risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes (and metabolic syndrome). White tea contains a flavonoid called epigallocatechin gallate. This flavonoid has recently been shown to calm the brain and reduce anxiety. It works by activating the organ’s most protective system against anxiety the gammaaminobutyric acid (GABA) receptor. This aids sleep as well. White tea has a higher level of this flavonoid and much less fluoride than green tea.
Avatar n tn Often we will use flecanide or propafenone in a young person with AF. There are some new ablation techniques that can cure AF and these may be an option for you at some point. I have attached some more info on pericarditis and AF. If you would like a second opinion at the Cleveland Clinic I would recommend Dr. Bill Stewart or Dr. Brian Griffin. Pericarditis Acute pericarditis classically presents with progressive, often severe, chest pain over hours.
Avatar n tn Other medicinal herbs, vitamin E, and acupuncture do not appear helpful. Regular exercise, stress avoidance, and relaxation techniques may improve sleep and reduce irritability; relaxation techniques can also reduce vasomotor symptoms. Nonhormonal drug treatments for hot flushes include SSRIs (eg, fluoxetine, paxil, sertraline, prozac, zoloft). OTC over the counter vaginal lubricants and moisturizers help relieve vaginal dryness. Measures to prevent and treat osteoporosis should be considered.
Avatar f tn Neorontin or gabapentin is used to help control certain types of seizures in patients who have epilepsy, various types of neuralgia. prevention of frequent migraine headaches, neuropathic pain and postherpetic neuralgia. Like other medicines, it also has side effects which may or may not be present in every patient. Gabapentin's most common side effects in adult patients include dizziness, drowsiness, and peripheral edema. Discuss this with your doctor for proper evaluation.
233488 tn?1310696703 According to this study, floaters have lower utility values than mild angina, mild stroke, colon cancer, and asymptomatic HIV infection. This indicates that floaters have a significant negative impact on the quality of life as compared to ocular as well as systemic diseases. It is interesting to note that there was no difference between acute (less than 1 month) and chronic (mean duration of more than 1 year) floaters.
163305 tn?1333672171 An independent review of the JUPITER trial published in the Archives of Internal Medicine showed that it was deeply flawed and the actual data did NOT show any benefit for the prevention of heart disease.(iii) If this were an isolated incident, we could overlook it. Unfortunately, it's a consistent pattern.
Avatar m tn These include the development of tics after head trauma, viral encephalitis or stroke. Symptoms The diagnostic criteria of all tic disorders specify that the symptoms must appear before the age of 18, and that they cannot result from ingestion of such substances as stimulants, or from such general medical conditions as Huntington's disease.
627816 tn?1349241716 About Autism According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, autism is the most common condition in a group of developmental disorders known as the autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Autism is characterized by impaired social interaction, problems with verbal and nonverbal communication, and unusual, repetitive, or severely limited activities and interests.
329994 tn?1301666848 The extras. i.e. Breathing techniques, Meditation, Mind-Body-Spirit, etc There's strength in numbers and the more elements from each group are incorporated, the greater the potential for success. 1. Avoid ALL cooking oils to minimize inflammation. Use only Extra Virgin Coconut Oil for cooking. Extra Virgin Olive Oil for drizzling over greens and salads. DHA is HUGE for CNS health. It is very thin and vital for myelin sheath integrity.
Avatar n tn The feasibility of treating arrhythmias with ablation was initially demonstrated with surgical ablation techniques. Recently, catheter ablation techniques have replaced the surgical approach in nearly all cases. Catheter ablation is highly effective for the Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, atrioventricular nodal reentry, and atrial ectopic tachycardia.
Avatar n tn No pain or other medications except Lyrica (comes under different brand name here) along with Coumardin type of anti-coagulant for her stroke prevention. She has been periodically monitored for INR values for anti-coagulant associated therapy and risks. When the dosage of Lyrica initially from 75mg was raised to 150 mg per day her INR value dropped down to 1.3 which poses a stroke risk. So the doctor cut down 75mg out of 150mg and now she is taking only 75mg which proves ineffective.
Avatar m tn Vitamin D: A Potential Role in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention "November 25, 2009 (Orlando, Florida) — Inadequate levels of vitamin D are associated with an increase in the risk of cardiovascular disease and death, a new observational study has found. Dr Tami L Bair (Intermountain Medical Center, Murray, UT) reported the findings here at the American Heart Association 2009 Scientific Sessions....." http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/713025?sssdmh=dm1.
Avatar n tn First time it happened, I was still jogging every night. It just stroke me one day and it destroyed my whole summer. I was suffering a lot those days, grasping for the air, dreaming for that one, deep precious breath that will change everything. And then I saw so many doctors. And it turned out - NOTHING. I am realizing now that this comes suddenly but it usually has long history behind (anxiety is not always the case,you may be under some sort of psycho-physical pressure).
181575 tn?1250202386 In conclusion, we have seen a major shift from a reactive to a proactive approach in the prevention of resistance during hepatitis B therapy.
Avatar m tn You wonder why you do this to yourself but do it again. I've tried going for walks, vitamins, water, relaxation techniques, quit smoking and caffeine for the last 8 months you name it, nothings worked. I choose not to take medication as a fear of becoming dependant. I do not want to give up social drinking on special occasions. I do not feel I have a drinking problem as I have been addicted to other substances in the past. I drink when I want to, sometiomes I go out and not drink at all.
Avatar n tn I was certainly sceptical of her story initially and if it wasn't for her supply of further external links to other people I may well have disregarded her miraclous recovery and put it down to an isolated stroke of coincidental luck. When I read other peoples stories and how they recovered the same way, I was dumbfounded and it was then that it dawned on me that this IS what was happening to me.
Avatar n tn It can be converted into positive mental energy if you can learn to divert your mind to something creative Zen, Taoist yoha, meditation, Concentrating on meridians are techniques which can help to convert sexual energy to mental or spiritual energy.Enough literature is available.This can transform ones life if it is seriously learned and followed.
Avatar n tn I see my doctor tomorrow and I am going to ask to be referred to a physical therapist who uses trigger point massage techniques. I also will ask her if I should have an H1N1 shot and which arm I should get it in. Keep it all on my left side or risk having pain in both arms? Crazy stuff. I know that this pain is from that shot last fall but because I have type 2 diabetes I feel I should get the H1N1 shot to protect myself from getting that bug when it re emerges in Spring of 2010.
Avatar m tn i've been to hospitals twice for this reason; once i even called 911 because i thought i was having a stroke - it was really that physical and terrifying. in the end, if you have symptoms and they are bothering you, go see a doctor. because it may indeed be something serious. and if nothing else, seeing a doctor will make you feel better. if the doctor can't figure it out, keep trying, but realize that a lot of things really have to do with stress and anxiety. focus on lowering those.
Avatar n tn Woke up one morning last fall and my left hand would not work. Went to the ER thinking I had a stroke. Got an MRI on my cervical area and found that I had severe stynosiys(sp) and a very bad hernieated disk at T1. Had the surgery and feel better but my hand will never be right because of all the years of letting the idiots pop my back for money. Go get an MRI even if you have to pay for it. Find out for sure what the problem is.
211940 tn?1267884866 I have the exact same pain in my right arm. I never had any problem until I was recovering from a stroke and emergency surgery. While in the hospital for two weeks afterward, I noticed a dull aching in my right arm, midway between the elbow and shoulder. The discomfort gradually worsened over the next month until I couldnt use my arm at all. An orthopedic surgeon told me I had torn my rotator cuff and needed surgery but, when he got in there, he found nothing.