A Stroke, also known as a Brain Attack, occurs when the flow of blood to a particular area of the brain is cut off. Due to this cut-off of blood to the brain, the brain cells get deprived of oxygen and glucose. If a stroke is not detected earlier, then permanent brain damage or death can also occur.
A few of the symptoms of a stroke are:
Major causes of strokes are:
About 50% of all strokes are preventable. Even many risk factors which lead to stroke can be controlled before they cause problems.
A few of the controllable risk factors for stroke are:
A few of the uncontrolled risk factors for stroke are:
Stroke has become an important cause of premature death and disability in India due to increased prevalence of the key risk factors. Majority of the stroke survivors continue to live with disabilities with long-term rehabilitation and care, which not only affects the family emotionally but financially also. Hence it is very important to control the risk factors of the stroke to live a healthy and happy life. Besides, people can have no warning prior to stroke or even mild symptoms which are not easily noticeable.
Check-ups are important to catch problems before they become serious. A stroke prevention check-up can help you evaluate your risk for stroke along with controlling the risk factors.
The links mentioned below can help you with the best options for an authentic and optimal stroke screening:
The package comprises 7 tests which include CBC, blood sugar level, serum creatinine, ESR, lipid profile, ECG, and CV Doppler.
STROKE PREVENTION PACKAGE (MANGALORE):
The package comprises of 7 tests and 1 consultation, which includes complete blood count, renal function test, liver function test, random blood sugar, 2D ECHO, ECG and MR Angiogram of carotid along with a consultation with a neurologist.
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