'Stroke' risk is higher in smokers and smokers
It has been reported that 'stroke', which is ranked 3rd among the causes of death in the world, is very likely to be seen in those who consume cigarette and alcohol, and those who experience trauma.
Sivas Numune Hospital Neurology Specialist Dr. In her written statement, Zeynep Özelce drew attention to the fact that stroke is the most common cause of death after heart disease and cancer, and the most important cause of disability in the adult population.
Stating that stroke occurs when the blood flow to a part of the brain is reduced or interrupted, Özelce said, "Meanwhile, brain cells begin to die within minutes and temporary or permanent losses occur in functions in the area where the stroke occurs." used the expression.
Specifically, listing the risk factors and groups that lead to stroke, he noted:
"Especially in individuals who consume cigarette and alcohol, have trauma and use birth control pills containing estrogen, the risk is quite high. In individuals with high blood pressure and high cholesterol, people who have been exposed to excessive treatment with blood thinners, swelling and diabetes There is also a risk of stroke in individuals. We should also note that patients over the age of 55 are more likely to have a stroke than younger people. Men are more likely than women. ”
Touching on the complications of stroke, Özelce emphasized that there may be loss of muscle movement as a result of stroke, difficulty in speaking or swallowing, and pain in certain parts of the body with changes in behavior.
Special think, is recalling 500 thousand paralyzed people in Turkey, about 350 thousand of its continued bedridden life that drew attention.
Reminding that stroke is a treatable disease, Özelce stated that the risk can be reduced by eliminating alcohol and cigarette consumption, regular exercise and healthy eating.
Karaman Haber - Source: AA