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Ang "Stroke" ay ang kundisyon kung saan biglang nawawala o nagkukulang ang suplay ng dugo sa utak. Ang mga palatandaan ng babala ay kinabibilangan ng pagkalito / hindi makalakad ng maayos / pagkahilo / pagkawala ng balanse / sakit ng ulo.

Dito sa Pilipinas, ang pangunahing sanhi ng stroke ay ang high-blood. Ang high-blood pressure ay walang sintomas. Hindi mo mararamdaman kung may high blood pressure ka na. Yung karaniwan na sinasabi na mataas ang dugo ng isang tao kapag sumasakit ang batok niya ay maling interpre­tasyon. Kung ikaw or ang iyong mahal sa buhay as nakakadama ng simtomas ng stroke pumunta agad sa pinakamalapit na emergency department hospital upang mabigyan ng mabilis na lunas. Ang isang Neurologist ay isang espesyalista sa kaso ng stroke. 

A stroke is a serious life-threatening medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Strokes are a medical emergency and urgent treatment is essential. The sooner a person receives tr...

Cardio exercise is any exercise that raises your heart rate. Face it our bodies were made to move. And we all know that to keep our muscles in shape we need move them. This movement makes them stronger and stronger muscles make for a more efficient and healthy body. Your heart is a muscle. Therefore working it makes it stronger. A stronger cardio-vascular system means more capillaries delivering more oxygen to cells in your muscles. This enables your cells to burn more fat during both exercise and inactivity. Cardio exercise uses large muscle movement over a sustained period of time keeping your heart rate to at least 50% of its maximum level. 

Some of the Best Cardio Workouts Are:

Walking – This is the easiest and safest way to start getting in your cardio.

Elliptical – Minimal impact on the knees and hips but calorie burning is still high.  When you increase the incline you will activate more muscles.

Running –  This one is easy to understand.  Just remember if you train like a...

What is a stroke?

A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted. When a stroke occurs, brain cells in the immediate area begin to die because they no longer receive the oxygen and nutrients they need to function.

What happens during a stroke?

When a stroke occurs the blood supply to part of the brain is suddenly interrupted. Brain cells die when they no longer receive oxygen and nutrients from the blood or if there is sudden bleeding into or around the brain.

What are the types of strokes?

A stroke can occur in two ways. In an ischemic stroke, a blood clot blocks or plugs a blood vessel or artery in the brain. About 80 percent of all strokes are ischemic. In an hemorrhagic stroke, a blood vessel in the brain breaks and bleeds into the brain. About 20 percent of strokes are hemorrhagic.

What are the symptoms of stroke?

What makes stroke symptoms distinct is their sudden onset:

  • Numbness or weakness of face, arm or leg 

  • Trouble speaking 

  • Trouble seeing in one or both e...

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