"Stroke" is also called "stroke" or "cerebrovascular accident". It is an acute cerebrovascular disease, which is a group of diseases that cause brain tissue damage due to sudden rupture of blood vessels in the brain or the inability of blood to flow into the brain due to vascular obstruction, including ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. According to relevant statistics, the current number of patients with cerebrovascular disease in China remains high, and it has become the "first killer" of death and disability in China, seriously threatening the health of the people. Liao Yuzhang, director of the First Department of Neurology, Sichuan Helsen Rehabilitation Hospital, said that with regard to stroke, citizens' friends need to know these aspects.
These are the causes of stroke
1. Vascular risk factors. A common cause of stroke is a small emboli on the inner wall of the blood supply to the brain, which leads to arterial-arterial embolism, which is ischemic stroke. It may also be caused by cerebrovascular or thrombotic bleeding, which is a hemorrhagic stroke.
2. Gender, age, race and other factors. Studies have found that the incidence of stroke is higher in our population than in heart disease, as opposed to in Europe and America.
3. Bad lifestyle. Smoking, unhealthy diet, obesity, lack of proper exercise, excessive alcohol consumption; and patients with some underlying diseases such as hypertension, diabetes and hyperlipidemia. Will increase the risk of stroke.
Clinical manifestations of stroke
The common symptoms of stroke are sudden weakness in one face, arm, or leg, sudden fainting, unconsciousness, and other symptoms, including sudden appearance of numbness in one face, arm, or leg, sudden onset of mouth and eyes, and paralysis of the body Confusion, difficulty in speaking or understanding; difficulty in seeing with one or both eyes; difficulty in travelling, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination; severe headache without cause; fainting, etc.
How to prevent stroke
The first thing to do is to improve your lifestyle. Smoking bans, limiting salt in your diet, eating more fresh fruits and vegetables, regular physical exercise, and avoiding excessive alcohol consumption can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Medication for diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia to reduce cardiovascular risk and prevent stroke.