POST STROKE CONDITION

POST STROKE CONDITION

A stroke is a brain attack – a sudden interruption of blood flow to part of the brain causing it to stop working and eventually damaging brain cells. As a result, brain tissue is damaged or dies. A stroke is also known as a cerebrovascular accident.

Symptoms

Stroke often occurs suddenly. Common symptoms may include:

  • sudden headache, vomiting,
  • sudden difficulty of speaking and consciousness,
  • loss of balance or difficulty controlling movements.

Sometimes the person has a complete loss of consciousness and convulsive seizures, the patient may fall into a coma.

In other cases, in the early stages of the disease, it appears by weakness, dizziness, blurred vision, or consciousness, numbness of the face, extremities, slight modifications of speech, loss of balance or coordination, severe headache. At occurrence of any of these symptoms it is necessary immediately to consult a doctor.

The consequences of stroke depend on the severity of brain damage and its localization. A stroke can causes permanent loss of function. Common long-term consequences include impaired vision or speech, sensitivity, vision, hearing, taste, smell, severe weakness or paralysis of limbs, mood swings, memory loss. The patient becomes irritable, suffering from insomnia.

Treatment

The treatment of post-stroke conditions is aimed at recovery of lost functions and maintaining a stable condition of the body. The main task of the doctor – psychological care to the patient and his relatives in overcoming that situation.

The basis of the comprehensive treatment sessions are complex physiotherapy and reflexotherapy methods. The specialists of our center managed to combine them together. This is the secret of a breakthrough in the effectiveness of treatment in which result:

  • physical activity, innervation of the body is improved;
  • risk of recurrent stroke is reduced by several times.