Department of Neurology
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What is Stroke?
A stroke is a serious, life-threatening condition that occurs when the blood supply to a part of the brain is cut off. A Stroke is a medical emergency and urgent treatment is essential. The earlier a person is treated for stroke, the less damage is likely to occur. It can be caused by 2 types ischaemic when the blood supply is stopped because of blood clot and in case of haemorrhagic, when the weak blood supply vessel to the brain bursts.
- Complete paralysis in one side of the body
- Difficulty in understanding
- Sudden loss or blurred vision
- Feeling sick
- Problems in balancing and co-ordination
- Loss of consciousness
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Sudden and very headache
At first when the stroke occurs, acting smart is necessary which you can insure from the FAST technique, FAST is for:-
F for Face:-
Face is drooping, during stroke, one side of the face starts drooping.
A for Arm:-
Stroke makes one side paralysis, person cannot moves his arm.
S for Speech:-
Slurred speech, stroke affects speech and understanding.
T for Time:-
Without wasting time, call emergency helpline number.
Yes, Stroke Management is available in Bareilly at Gangasheel Hospital by the team of expert Neurologists in the city.