Tag: Stroke

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Bee sting triggers man, 49, to suffer acute stroke due to adverse reaction to the venom

Bee sting triggers man, 49, to suffer acute stroke due to adverse reaction to the venom

“In such situations, if the presenting symptoms are severe, there is a chance of an ischaemic stroke, which may consist of generalized… seizures. S [...]
Cephalgia can appear 'up to a week' before you have a stroke – early signs to spot

Cephalgia can appear 'up to a week' before you have a stroke – early signs to spot

Although strokes have an unpredictable nature, there are some early signs that could crop up a week before the medical emergency. The popular depic [...]
Flu vaccine could slash the risk of stroke by 23% study suggests – how to get your jab

Flu vaccine could slash the risk of stroke by 23% study suggests – how to get your jab

Why the vaccine is importantThe NHS explains: “Flu vaccination is important because, while flu is unpleasant for most people, it can be dangerous a [...]
'Persistent asthma' linked to build-up of plaque in arteries – study finds stroke risk

'Persistent asthma' linked to build-up of plaque in arteries – study finds stroke risk

Science has consistently shown that chronic, low-grade inflammation can turn into a silent killer that contributes to cardiovascular disease.It doe [...]
Diet 'high in flavonoids' could ‘protect’ you against stroke and heart attack – new study

Diet 'high in flavonoids' could ‘protect’ you against stroke and heart attack – new study

There are several indicators that you’re at risk of a heart attack or stroke. A high level of “bad” cholesterol in your blood is one sign. But anot [...]
Sinbad is learning to walk again after a life-threatening stroke that happened 2 years ago

Sinbad is learning to walk again after a life-threatening stroke that happened 2 years ago

Stroke complicationsFollowing a stroke, survivors might encounter psychological problems, such as depression and anxiety.Depression can lead to bou [...]
Stroke: Two warning signs in your leg that 'usually resolve in less 10 to 20 minutes'

Stroke: Two warning signs in your leg that 'usually resolve in less 10 to 20 minutes'

Strokes are potentially fatal medical emergencies. They occur when blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Spotting any signs as soon as poss [...]
French referee Johan Hamel dies aged 42 after Champions League official suffers stroke

French referee Johan Hamel dies aged 42 after Champions League official suffers stroke

He earned his status as an elite referee in his native France in 2016 after being promoted to the top flight and was rewarded with being handed Cha [...]
Man, 66, experiences 'sudden' aphasia following a stroke – other warning signs to spot

Man, 66, experiences 'sudden' aphasia following a stroke – other warning signs to spot

“Initial National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) was assessed by the flight team as three, but the patient deteriorated to a NIHSS of 22 [...]
Drink consumed by millions found to increase stroke risk in giant study of 1.5 million

Drink consumed by millions found to increase stroke risk in giant study of 1.5 million

It looked at a total of 18,000 studies, including 27 longitudinal studies. One and a half million people were involved in total.As well as spotting [...]
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