Archive for the ‘Stroke’ Category

Is sex dangerous for the heart?

Can sex be originally of myocardial infarction? Rarely, this accident is due to such an activity. However, some experts talk about a doubling of the risk! Not panic, however, the danger remains very low in absolute terms and in most cases, the carnal love is a “practice” activity. Classically, cardiologists are wary of Monday morning. […]

Learn how everyday actions

Stroke is the leading cause of disability in adults and the second cause of dementia. These sad records reflect the life of patients who will have to relearn daily gestures through a very grueling rehabilitation. Returning to the home will be facilitated by special attention of environment and the use of some material aid. Our […]

Headaches: a risk of stroke?

Migraine or not, chronic headaches affect millions of people. Before the violence and intensity of some pain, many are those who have questions about the State of their brains after the crisis. A number of studies point to an increased risk of stroke. Doctissimo is an update on these relations still not solved. Commonly referred […]

Inform to save lives

125,000 patients annually and nearly 50 000 deaths. For the survivors, serious physical, cognitive or psychological sequelae. Such is the sad record of cerebral vascular accidents in France. However, this disease suffers in Europe and in France of a cruel lack of recognition particularly. Dr. Jacques Boulliat, president of the association stroke, tells us more. […]

Cerebral vascular accident

Stroke prevention passes by a better understanding of the risk factors but also by that of warning signals. Thus, sustainable ischemic stroke are to almost one-third preceded by transient ischemic symptoms are brief. Too often overlooked, they must bring to consult. With Doctissimo, learn to recognize them! Awareness of stroke warning signs could save thousands […]

STROKE, there are also children!

Every year in France, 130 to 150 000 people are a cerebral vascular accident (stroke). Among them, 500 to 1,000 were less than 16 years old. No matter the age, rehabilitation must begin early and continue throughout course to limit the risk of sequelae. Because of its relative rarity, childhood stroke is less well known […]

Stroke: what you need to know

The stroke is an abrupt shutdown of the blood flow to the brain. Vascular accidents are mostly secondary. They are due to either a clot located directly into the artery (and it does three times out of four), hemorrhage, is kind of breach of the walls of the vessel. Of course, their severity depends on […]

Stroke: a cascade of events

130 000 vascular accidents (CVAS) are registered each year in France. A quarter of people die. In the majority of cases, others keep more or less important sequelae or even more or less final! Lesions obviously depend on the brain reached territory and the importance and type of circulatory arrest. Various consequences They can touch […]

The cerebral vascular Accidents in figures

Commonly referred to as “brain attacks”, accidents cerebrovascular (stroke) are the third cause of death behind heart disease and cancer. But it is the first cause of heavy disability and the second cause of dementia in the Western world. In France, 130,000 people each year are victims of a stroke and half in will keep […]