Reducing Stroke Risks

Stroke or the Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA) is the second leading cause of death in the world according to WHO. This condition occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted or reduced. The symptoms are rather frightening and it includes numbness of the face, trouble in speaking, blurred vision, dizziness, weakness often on one side, loss of balance, severe headache etc. The saddest part is that the survivors are often left with long term disabilities.

TYPES:

Ischemic — Caused by blood clots

Hemorrhagic stroke — caused by ruptured blood vessels

Transient ischemic attack — caused by a temporary blood clot

LIFESTYLE RISK FACTORS:

* Blood Pressure

* Smoking

* Amount of Sodium

* Alcohol Consumption

* Unbalanced Diet

FOODS TO BE TAKEN:

* More fruits and vegetables

* More Seafood instead of red meat, poultry etc

* Reduce Salt

* Avoid high cholestrol food

* Whole grains and low fat dairy

Lots of factors can cause Stroke which can be related to our lifestyles, genetics, or even a wrongly done surgery can be one among the causes. If you are wondering then how we can prevent stroke then you should know that there is no full proof way to prevent stroke. However by following certain steps we can reduce the risk of having a stroke.

Know signs and get prevention tips here: http://www.plexusnc.com/reducing-stroke-risks/

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