A stroke happens when the blood supply to the brain is disturbed due to ruptured or blocked blood vessel and force brain tissues and cells to destroy. It is a medical emergency condition and requires immediate treatment. Delay in the treatment may cause permanent disability or even death. Hold back in the treatment may cause permanent disability or even death. It is vital to understand and diagnose the stroke symptoms and provide appropriate treatment as soon as possible. Center for Brain and Spine Chennai, Tamil Nadu has all the treatment facilities to treat stroke with experienced staff to handle the case effectively.
Types of stroke
There are three main types of stroke:
- Ischemic strokes
- Hemorrhagic strokes
- Transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), also referred to as mini-strokes
Symptoms of stroke
Symptoms of stroke include
- Inability or numbness in moving parts of the leg, face, or arm
- Inability in walking
- Inability invisible things properly
- Severe headache
- Confusion and inability to speak and understand properly
Different kinds of strokes are caused by different factors, so need different kinds of treatments. Ischemic strokes are treated by drugs that break down blood clots and prevent to form more clots. TPA (tissue plasminogen activator) and aspirin are highly effective to dissolve clots if given within 5 hours of stroke occurring. Other options such as carotid endarterectomy and angioplasty are used when the case is worsened.
Hemorrhagic strokes are treated by the drugs that reduce the pressure in the brain, prevent seizures, control whole blood pressure, and permit unexpected shrinking of blood vessels. Blood-thinning anti-coagulants and anti-platelets medicines are the best medication for hemorrhagic strokes. Surgery is also considered when repairing of blood vessels is required.
The best way to avoid stroke is living a healthy lifestyle, which includes
- To exercise regularly
- To maintain a healthy weight
- To consume a healthy and balanced diet
- To avoid smoking
- To avoid alcohol
Center for Brain and Spine, Chennai provides high-quality treatment facilities to the patients suffering from stroke with Dr. Shyam Sundar K, best Neurosurgeon in Chennai. The treatment Centre in Chennai has highly qualified and experienced neurosurgeons. The center has provides excellent facilities for stroke treatment in Chennai and other brain-related injuries.
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