Stroke is a medical emergency in which blood flow to the brain suddenly stops. It is one of the most most common neurological conditions that can lead to long-term disability. It is a leading cause of death among Indians. Studies show India accounts for 60% of stroke patients worldwide.
The recent survey conducted by the Registrar General of India (RGI) and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) shows that 25% deaths in the age group of 25-69 years is the cause of stroke
How does stroke occur?
The stroke occurs when the blood vessel in the brain ruptures. This leads to leaking of blood into the brain tissue thus damaging the brain cells.
The most common symptoms include-
The patient can also have a stroke and may not show any symptoms other than not being able to swallow.
The risk factors of stroke?
The most common risk factors include-
The recent studies have shown that people who work for more than 50 hours a week have 30% more chances of suffering from a stroke.
How can you prevent stroke?
The chances of getting a stroke can be lowered by following a healthy lifestyle. It is imperative to exercise regularly and eat fiber-rich food to avoid the chances of getting a stroke. One can prevent stroke by-
At NH, we advice you to live a stress-free life, eat healthy and exercise daily to avoid the chances of developing a stroke.
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