Stroke! Common Causes And Symptoms Of Stroke(2023)


What is a stroke?

It is characterized as a neurological deficit, attributed to an acute focal injury of the nervous system, defines Dr Sudheer Puttiboyina MD.DM-Neurology, Consultant Neuro Physician, Kamineni Healthcare Pvt Ltd, Vijayawada. The expert tells us more about it.

A stroke can be due to:

  • Cerebral infarction
  • Intra-cerebral hemorrhage
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
Learn the signs and symptoms of stroke. 

Common stroke symptoms are:

  • One-sided body weakness
  • Sensory loss
  • Aphasia
  • Vision changes
  • Vertigo
  • Ataxia
  • Dizziness(or) sudden fall

Common risk factors for stroke are:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Decreased physical activity
  • Atrial fibrillation-irregular heart beats
  • Increased waist-to-hip ration

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