Stroke signs acronym

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Avatar f tn These blood clots form in the atria and can migrate from the heart to the brain to cause a stroke. There are five major predictors of stroke in patients with AFib.
Avatar n tn These clots can leave the heart and cause a stroke when they lodge in the brain. The CHADS2 scoring system is a way to assess the annual stroke risk for a patient in atrial fibrillation, based on other risk factors. CHADS2 is an acronym for Congestive heart failure, Hypertension, Age greater than 75, Diabetes, and history of Stroke. If your meet none of these criteria, your CHADS2 score is 0, and you have about a 1.9% annual risk of stroke with atrial fibrillation.
Avatar n tn Hi Sorry to hear of your husband's episode :( If indeed he has had a TIA (mini stroke), treat it is a warning. Find out the cause & do everything you can to address that cause. This is his chance yo stop the big one happpening.
871965 tn?1241833146 Where on this site can I find an explanation of TTC, BFP, any acronym such as that? Thanks.
Avatar f tn hi, your symptoms are like stroke but not completly, you should check it for other conditions such as bells pulsy or may be other things.
Avatar n tn What are the signs & side effects of an ischemic stroke
Avatar m tn Getting a stroke is one of the scariest things that would happen to a person because it can cause a lot of bad things to happen to them that anyone would not like. In the US alone there are about 700,000+ US citizens who have a stroke and that is a scary number. Do you know why a person gets a stroke? That is because your brain did not get blood to it and it will get damaged as a result hence the stroke.
Avatar n tn Hi, Sinusitis develops when the mucous membranes of your upper respiratory tract — the nose, pharynx, sinuses and throat — become inflamed. The swelling obstructs the sinus openings and prevents mucus from draining normally. This creates a moist environment conducive to infection. The symptoms are usually head ache,facial pain,nasal congestion.It does not cause blurred vision/speech or numbness.
Avatar n tn My mother in law was recently diagnosed with a type of TB with the acronym of MIA. Can anyone tell me the word for the acronym? It's a form of TB that she has had for quiet some time. Please help if you can. I am a nurse but this is new to me.
1920211 tn?1322591070 what causes a stroke in a 24 year old female? what are the signs before you have a stroke? like if your hands are constantly going numb would that be a sign that you are going to have a stroke? i just want to know what the signs are before, to let you know that you are about to have a stroke.
Avatar f tn Hi my dad had a massive stroke 4days ago,he had not had high blood pressure nor any symptoms.
Avatar n tn im having signs & symptom of a possible stroke but im just 17 is it likely i might have a stroke ?
350555 tn?1196587877 Well, I feel like I have symptoms of a stroke. Today my left side of my face and my left hand and fingers feel like they are tingling. More like pins and needles. I feel this on the left side of my body. Pins and needle feeling down my left arm, and my face on the left side and cheek is really tingling. I go see the Dr. this next week. I have had symptoms like this before and it comes and goes. I do have an anxiety disorder, but I don't consciously feel as though I'm having anxiety....
Avatar n tn My baby had a stroke prior to or at birth that affected her right frontal lobe and right temportal lobe. At 6 months, she appears to have no outward signs of the stroke. From what I've read, some of the damage of the stroke may not be seen until later. Does anyone else have a child like mine? What did you find over time.
Avatar m tn Sept 19th, went to ER. right side was numb, could not feel or move right side, (leg, arm, right side of face), speech was messed up, memory and comprehesion was messed. would guess it was a 60% lost. They did an MRI, said they didn't see any signs of a stroke. Said it was a complicated migrane. sent me home next day. put me in outpatient therapy to walk again. Dec 3rd. Same thing, but worse, took out 100%. said stroke didn't show on mri. put me rehab center for 5 weeks.
484160 tn?1343397921 Just as I was about to walk out the door to go to work, myself, he called and said he felt drunk and a co-worker had told him it sounded like a stroke. So hubby had called a friend whose wife is a nurse, and she told him the same thing. I tell him to get to the hospital, that I would meet him there. He's not in the ER more than 20 minutes when the doctor comes and and tells him that he had most definitely had a stroke.
Avatar m tn my 85 year old mother had a stroke a few days ago and on the 4th day she was asked to show her finger and she did she also squeeze my sisters finger and she nodded to a question she had a mild to big stroke affecting her left hand is this a good sign for recovery ?
Avatar m tn s a tad bit of a tingle/numbness from left eye, through my left cheek bone, down to my left side jaw. Could this be signs of some kind of stroke? Or is it more the signs of some allergy?