Stroke risk assessment tool

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Avatar m tn Calcium boosts risk of heart attack, stroke for women, study finds
Avatar f tn // You can plug in the information and determine an approximate risk. We would recommend that you also have a discussion with a medical breast specialist who can help you interpret this information and make recommendations for surveillance.
Avatar n tn I am pretty sure gloves were not changed since it all happened very quickly. OCD stroke me on the buss ride home..telling me I am now at risk now for ..well..several diseases. What is your take on this? Looking for wise words. Appreciate the help!
469720 tn?1388146349 Stroke Risk Factors Some stroke risk factors are hereditary. Others are a function of natural processes. Still others result from a person's lifestyle. You can't change factors related to heredity or natural processes, but those resulting from lifestyle or environment can be modified with the help of a healthcare professional. Fortunately, most risk factors are under our control What risk factors for stroke can't be changed?
967168 tn?1477584489 org/PatientInfo/ has some info on all different rhythm issues, plus a risk assessment tool for SCA
Avatar f tn From your MRI findings of brain it is evident that you have suffered ischemic damage which makes you more at risk of stroke. However if you modify your dietary habits, do regular physical exercise and keep your BP and sugar levels in control the risk of stroke will be reduced. Please follow the advice of your PCP and get all the blood tests done, take zocor regularly to keep your cholesterol levels under control. Hope this helps!
Avatar m tn The study included 40 healthy men, between the ages of 55 and 70, who had no heart disease risk factors. Ten of the men had never exercised for more than two hours a week. The remaining 30 had exercised for at least seven hours a week for more than five years, either beginning before age 30 or after age 40. Their regular exercise involved either cycling or running.
Avatar m tn You can consult your doctor for this assessment. As for him developing further strokes, his risk factors like hypertension and diabetes need to be adequately controlled. And if he is on any blood thinners like plavix or coumadin, they need to be monitored by frequent blood testing. Be optimistic and encourage him to improve his skills further. Good Luck. Regards.
Avatar f tn For TIA the diagnostic challenge is greater, and the ‘mimic’ rate higher (and more varied), because there is no definitive diagnostic test. TIA heralds a high risk of early ischaemic stroke, and in many cases the stroke can be prevented if the cause is identified," http://pn.bmj.
Avatar n tn Worsening of optic nerve function may be underappreciated, especially if quantitative assessment is not performed. Trigeminal dysfunction may have a significant effect on visual function, especially if complete, as an anesthetic cornea is at high risk for development of neurotrophic keratitis.
Avatar f tn // But that doesn't help you since you are already in this boat. So, this article has a lot of good info in it but is a bit of a harder read. But the take home is to make sure the doctors are investigating where the weakness is coming from and addressing that specifically.
Avatar f tn I would recommend that you see first your OB-GYNE for prenatal check-up and be referred to an Internist who will help with risk assessment and management. There is this study of stroke patients who became pregnant: Take care and regards.
Avatar f tn Hi, The Gail Model, although a perfectly fine risk tool for the general population misses hereditary cancer risk that is passed down from the father's side of the family. If you are interested in general information on hereditary cancer you can view information on the website of the organization FORCE which addresses hereditary cancer risk. The brochure on hereditary breast and ovarian cancer addresses some of the "red flags" for a hereditary syndrome.
Avatar f tn A genetic counselor can take a detailed personal and family history in order to provide specific risk assessment for mental retardation, colon disease, stroke, scoliosis and MTHFR in the family. Specific MTHFR variations are relatively common in Caucasians of European ancestry. A family history of multiple generations of males with mental retardation is not common. A genetic counselor can discuss the benefits and limitations of your genetic testing options as well.
Avatar n tn The bottom line here is that if you’re healthy you shouldn’t take aspirin without a cardiovascular risk assessment by your doctor. If you’re not sure about your risk of heart disease, get tested. Today there are many advanced tests (such as a heart scan for coronary calcium), beyond the basic lipid profile, that can help you and your doctor determine where you stand.