Who is at risk of stroke?

Answer A stroke, sometimes known as a brain attack for its similarities with heart attacks, occurs when part of the brain does not get enough blood flow. Several groups of people are at an increased risk ... Read More »

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How Do I Lower My Risk for Stroke?

A stroke is a serious condition in which one of the arteries that supplies blood to the brain is blocked or an artery within the brain ruptures. Strokes can result in death, paralysis, weakness, sp... Read More »

Can amphetamines increase stroke risk?

On One Hand: Amphetamine Usage Can Cause StrokeAmphetamine abusers were five times more likely to suffer from hemorrhagic strokes than those who did not use the drug, according to Read More »

If your cholesterol is lower than 200, can you still be at risk for a heart attack or stroke etc?

The answer is a definite yes. In the problems you mentioned, in Medicine ,there is ,what we call High Risk Factors. High Cholesterol,Diabetes,Smoking, High Blood Pressure, Positive Family History a... Read More »

About my moms stroke , she is dying.. i just want to know what to expect from the stroke .. shes on morphine?

I echo what Susan said. The nurses at the hospice where my mother died told us to tell her that it was okay to let go, that being told that makes it easier for the dying person. They also told us t... Read More »