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Stroke Treatments

Stroke Treatments

What is a stroke? Brain cells begin to die when blood supply is cut off to the brain which is known as, stroke. A stroke can happen to almost anyone and usually have visible effects such as confusion and or slurred speech. Simple risk factors of a stroke are high...

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Hemorrhagic Stroke: What It Is, Symptoms & Treatment

Hemorrhagic Stroke: What It Is, Symptoms & Treatment

What is a stroke? Stroke happens when there the vessels that are carrying blood to the brain is eruptedor there is a blockage of the blood flow to the brain. It is a serious medical condition that can cause life and death conditions. There are two main types of...

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Hemiplegia Symptoms: What Is It, Causes, and More

Hemiplegia Symptoms: What Is It, Causes, and More

Some of you would be coming across the word 'Hemiplegia' for the first time though you might know what it stands for. One might not be familiar with the technical term for one-sided paralysis. Paralysis is a medical condition that causes muscle function in any part of...

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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Causes and Treatments

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Causes and Treatments

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Causes and TreatmentsYou would probably have a basic idea of what hemorrhage is and vaguely know it is related tobleeding. Yes, hemorrhage is bleeding a blood vessel, causing blood loss internally or externally.Though a brain hemorrhage is a...

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Ischemic Stroke: Overview, Causes, Early Signs And Medication

Ischemic Stroke: Overview, Causes, Early Signs And Medication

How often have you heard the news about someone affected by a stroke? Probably multiple times. You would have a vague idea about stroke symptoms from a news article or information about a friend or a relative who would have been through the implications of stroke. You...

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How Can You Identify A Stroke?

How Can You Identify A Stroke?

What is a stroke? A stroke is a life-threatening medical condition that occurs when blood flow to the brain is blocked or a rupture in the blood vessels that carry blood to the brain. When the brain lacks blood, it leads to oxygen deficiency, which leads to injury or...

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How to Improve Hand Function After a Stroke

How to Improve Hand Function After a Stroke

After a stroke, many people experience hand paralysis or weakness. This can make everyday tasks very difficult. However, there are things you can do to improve hand function. With the help of exercises and hand recovery devices, you can regain use of your hand and...

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