Items Tagged ‘ischemic strokes’

Ask the Doctors - How worrisome is a mini-stroke?

April 4, 2018

Ask the Doctors – How worrisome is a mini-stroke?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: While my wife and I were working in the garden, she got dizzy and couldn’t understand what I was saying. The episode went away after a few minutes, but I took her to the ER anyway. The doctors there said she had experienced a TIA. What is that, and is it dangerous?   […]

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Tags: blood clot, blood pressure, cognitive lapse, diet, dizzy, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, ischemic strokes, medical emergency, mini stroke, smoking, stroke


Stroke on the rise in young adults: Are you at risk?

June 1, 2016

Stroke on the rise in young adults: Are you at risk?

By uclahealth uclahealth

Most people think strokes only affect older adults, but that is not the reality. About one in 10 strokes occurs in people 18 to 50 years old, according to the American Heart Association. Research in recent years has indicated an increased prevalence of stroke among younger individuals. While older Americans still make up the majority […]

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Tags: diabetes, emergency, exercising, hemorrhagic strokes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, ischemic strokes, lifestyle factors, obesity, smoking, stroke, stroke symptoms