Stroke

by jadagary
Last updated 7 years ago

Discipline:
Health & Fitness
Subject:
Health
Grade:
11,12

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Stroke

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Stroke

Blot clot in brain

Signs & Symptoms

1) Face Dropping- One side of face drops or is numb2) Arm weakness3) Speach Dificulty4) Trouble with Balance5) Trouble with Perception

1) Doctor will administer oxygen.2) Doctor will prescribe asprin (blood thinner) to reduce risk of death or a second stroke3) Rehab- physiotherapy, speech therapy, or occupational therapy

Treatments

Prevention

1)Control high blood pressure2) Lower amount of Cholesterol and Saturated Fat in diet.3) Control diabetes, maintain a healthy weight4) Eat a diet rich in friets and Veggies5) Exercise regularly

1) Hemiplegia- complete peralysis on one side of the body2) Stroke may cause problems with thinkingh, awareness, attention, learning, judgement, and memory so the person's life after a stroke is severely altered negatively and will never be the same

Statistics

Prognosis

1)Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the U.S.2) More than 140,000 people die each year from a stroke3) Stroke is the leading cause of serious long-term disability in the U.S.


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