Stroke signs in women

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Avatar m tn Calcium boosts risk of heart attack, stroke for women, study finds
Avatar n tn I had many episodes where I would be nauseas, vomitting, in a cold sweat and have a major pain in the back of my neck and my chest. Each time my doctor would send me to the ER and they would stabilize me and send me home. The doctors have not been able to determine why I got these vomitting spells, but the GI Dr. states no GI problem. Could these vomitting episodes be related to a possible heart attack for the past several years? Have you heard of any other women with these symptoms?
Avatar m tn 40 Isn't Too Old To Start Intensive Exercise Similar heart benefits seen in those who began endurance workouts before 30 or after 40 Men who begin endurance exercise after age 40 may get similar long-term heart benefits as those who start training before age 30, new research finds. 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.
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?
Avatar n tn My 86 year old mother just came out of the hospital on Friday after being in for ten days due to a "mini-stroke" (TIA). It was the fifth one she has had since suffering a major stroke in 2007. Tonight she started bleeding; not heavy but enough to saturate her Depends underwear. I have noticed some very light spotting in the past, but only about once a month. The cause of this is puzzling me. I guess the doctor needs to be seen. Any advice?
Avatar n tn my husband was in hospital with a possible "mini stroke" He is scheduled to have a MRA in two days. He is still a little "off" in his balance. One dr. thought it was Vertigo.. But he didnt have all the signs. How can we tell if he might be having another stroke?
Avatar n tn A women is having symptoms of a stroke but test come back negative of no stroke, what is the cause of the stroke symptoms?
Avatar n tn You know, migraines do up the risk of stroke a bit, especially in young women taking birth control pills --- it may be,unfortunately, just several circumstances (including the PFO, perhaps) that all came together to produce the stroke. Hopefully, it will never happen again! Good luck.
Avatar m tn If the person is still talking in a slurred manner, then that is one of the signs of stroke. Call for a doctor right away or send him to a hospital in a rush. One part of the face is drooping Another of the signs of stroke is that one part of your face will droop. If you have noticed that the cheek of the person in front of you is drooping, ask them if they feel numb on that part of their face. If so, then you better rush them for an emergency right away.
1344197 tn?1392819171 “Hysterectomy in women aged 50 and younger substantially increases the risk for cardiovascular disease later in life and removal of ovaries further adds to the risk of both coronary heart disease and stroke.” Erik Ingelsson J. Kyle Mathews, MD Plano OB Gyn Associates Plano Urogynecology Associates www.drjkm.
464054 tn?1223823033 How is your sister –in-law? Stroke happens when the blood flow to the brain stops. The usual symptoms of stroke are: numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg (especially on one side of the body), confusion, trouble speaking or understanding speech, trouble seeing in one or both eyes, trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination, or severe headache with no known cause. Some of these were seen with your sister-in-law.
Avatar n tn I am looking for any information as it relates specifically to women and stroke. I appreciate any sources or answers you may have. thank you. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Your best bet may be to contact the NSA National Stroke Association at 1 800 strokes. You could also try the AHA American Heart Association the Cleveland number is 216 749 7500. Good luck.
484160 tn?1343397921 On Sunday hubby woke up with his left arm numb and tingling. It drove him crazy all day. We figured it was most likely a pinched nerve. Sunday evening, he was still complaining about his arm, and just before he went to bed he mentioned, almost as an afterthought, that he just didn't feel right. I told him to get some rest and that I hoped he'd feel better in the morning. He woke before me on Monday, and went to work.
Avatar m tn My aunt aged 70 is hospitalised due to brain stem stroke and is in ICU. She is yet to regain the consciousness and is still on ventilator. Doctors have stated that there is very little improvement. As of now she lost her limb movements, swallowing capacity and eyelid movements. Though she is chronic diabetic and had bye pass surgery six years back her major organs are functioning normally. It is not clear how long she will be like this. At what point of time recovery process will set in?
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 how do you know is it signs of a stroke or back pain
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Avatar n tn htm The Whisperings of Ovarian Cancer by Laura Dolson A year after his wife, Gilda Radner, died of ovarian cancer, Gene Wilder appeared on TV to alert women about the early warning signs of the disease. Later, he received a letter from a woman who had been watching. She wrote, "as you described Gilda's symptoms, I felt a chill wash through my body, and I knew that I, too, had ovarian cancer".
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.
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....
713582 tn?1298262321 My dear Oma had a mini stroke this morning.
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