Stroke symptoms women over 50

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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.
Avatar m tn Calcium boosts risk of heart attack, stroke for women, study finds
1344197 tn?1392819171 Vaginal vs. Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Which is the Best Choice … or Not a Choice At All Dr. J. Kyle Matthews by Dr. J. Kyle Matthews | December 17th, 2013 More than 600,000 hysterectomies are performed annually in the United States. In fact, hysterectomies are the second most common major surgical procedure for women (of reproductive age) performed in the U.S. Why Recommend a Hysterectomy?
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 m tn Harvard researchers looked at data on 350,000 women and found a decline in breast cancer overall... but the biggest dip occurred among rich white women over the age of 50, according to the study published in the American Journal of Public Health. These rich women were the biggest market for those lab-created chemical hormones a decade back, when it seemed to be a menopause cure-all.
Avatar n tn His doctor has given him an MRI, and he has no sign of stroke or tumor. Are these typical symptoms or a person that attempts to quit after excessive use for a long period of time? Also, his tolerance level changed, which made him stop in the first place, along with family intervention.
Avatar f tn I am at 25 year old women was born at 25 weeks premature in 1989 weighing 1 pound.
Avatar n tn hi I now think all my aches and pains may be due to fibro-thought this for a long time. now aged 50 and getting bad its symptoms cannot tolerate wheat etc. bad cramps and vaginal pain too. anyone else have this and what treats it-will have my work cut out to convince gp tho!
Avatar n tn I don't know the exact odds, but they are slim. Fertility begins to decline in our 30's (very gradually) and by 50 it is pretty rare for a women to get pregnant without help. However, it is not impossible, and it can happen. So, as long as she is still ovulating, if you wish to avoid pregnancy, using protection is not a bad idea.
1643531 tn?1477519969 For anyone interested, here is a website of women over 40 that got pregnant naturally - Their are also some over 50.
Avatar n tn Generally, a 50% blockage of a carotid and if you haven't had any signs or symptoms of a stroke, it is usually recommend that the condition be treated with lifestyle changes and medication. Eating healthy foods, exercising, losing weight and, in some cases, lowering the amount of sodium in your diet, may help slow the progression of carotid artery blockage (stenosis). Cigarette smoking is a risk factor for carotid artery disease and stroke. If you use tobacco, you should permanently stop.
338734 tn?1377160168 Went to hospital ER due to stroke symptoms. Had CT and MRI as well as bubble echo. Suggestion of shunt. To follow up with TEE.
Avatar n tn My mother in law was 75 yrs old when she had bypass surgery. It took forever for her to come out of the anesthesia, she was fine and alert and mentally very healthy before the bypass, after she finally got out of the anesthesia and since then she had lost her memory, her bowel and bladder control and had to go in a nursing home for the next 6 yrs not knowing or recognizing her family members until she died.
Avatar n tn Based on what the doc said and more or less based on what I have read, it seems that the MEDIAN survival time, regardless of stage is 4 years. MEDIAN meaning that 50% of women live greater than 4 years (which could be MANY years) and 50% live less than 4 years. Flip of coin as someone else on this forum has said. I cant believe that in 2006 the rate is still this unacceptable.
469720 tn?1388146349 Early Warning Symptom for the #1 Killer of Women Is Under-recognized Heart disease is the #1 killer of women in the United States. Peripheral arterial disease (PAD)-clogged or narrowed arteries in the legs-is a red flag that the same process may be going on elsewhere because PAD is associated with other life-threatening vascular diseases. Through early detection, interventional radiologists can save women from future stroke, heart attack, and early death.
Avatar n tn Agree to test cholesteral based on history of stroke symptoms
Avatar n tn I am having the same thing...I have already had one MRI of my brain but am having another one this week or next week as I went to a neuro and he thinks something may have happened between my last MRI and now. A neuro exam will help them see if there is a need for an MRI. Please get to a neuro and email me and let me know what happens. I will let you know what mine comes back as.
464054 tn?1223823033 Among women who were later treated for stroke, the study showed that many of them reported symptoms that were different from the typical stroke symptoms. Aside from the classic stroke symptoms, a woman may have: loss of consciousness or fainting, shortness of breath, falls or accidents, sudden pain in the face, chest, arms or legs, seizure, sudden hiccups, sudden nausea, sudden tiredness, and sudden palpitations. (http://www.mayoclinic.
Avatar f tn I am a 27 year old white female. At 26 I had a massive ischemic stroke in my right occipital lobe. I was about 95% blind after the stroke. About a year later my vision had nearly all cleared up. I only had 50% vision loss in my left eye only instead of both eyes. About two months ago though I started to experience strange symptoms. About two minutes before falling asleep and roughly two minutes after waking up my ENTIRE, body...goes numb. I can't feel my limbs, at all.
1474856 tn?1288289049 numbness or weakness in the face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body; confusion or difficulty in talking or understanding speech; trouble seeing in one or both eyes; and difficulty with walking, dizziness, or loss of balance and coordination. I have this all the time, but the Dr's just keep saying it is just migraine. I am so worried about feeling like this constantly, but i encountered a problem when i tried to see a new Dr within the Henry Ford health system.
667923 tn?1421462724 I have been experiencing intense pain,numbness on the whole left side of body. The weakness has been so bad that I can't even move my left hand or foot.I felt like a 40lb. weight was laying on my hand and foot to keep it from moving. I felt like I was having a stroke and after doing research on it, I did. Maybe it was an Ischemic attack or TIA. I have had 3 or 4 of these attacks and don't want to wind up having a full blown STROKE.
Avatar n tn breast ca, prostate ca. Childhood hx: scarletina, recurr. ear inf. Events: age 29, orthonovum 1/35 for dysmenorrhea, sudden loss of vision in left half of left eye at work in am-blood pressure high, no hx of migraine, vision faded back in within the hour. No headache till after vision restored, then headache grew to disorienting proportions by night. Discontinued bcp's. Never recurred.
422425 tn?1307992990 I have never posted in this forum, but I have been having a period of strange seizure like symptoms. Just wondering if anyone on this board has the same thing. I starts out with a pressure in the back of my head, and something like chills. I get really nauseated, and my throat start to gag, and I feel like I am going to pee my pants. It lasts for a minute or two. It happens all the time, I could be reading or lying down and it happens or driving which scares me.