Recognize the Symptoms of Stroke, Take Precautions Now.

World Stroke Day is on October 29.

Stroke is a sudden disorder of the brain, due to disruption of blood flow to the brain. Stroke that can happen in the form of blockage, or bleeding in the brain or brain membrane. stroke is the third leading cause of death and the number one cause of disability, and causes depression for the sufferer.

Stroke attacks can be prevented or minimized by controlling the risk factors and living a healthy lifestyle. Stroke risk factors should be managed properly and correctly. Major risk factors for stroke are high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease. Prevention is done before the primary stroke or preventive,  prevention of recurrent or secondary preventive stroke.

Symptoms of a stroke occur suddenly, among them are unconscious, weak side or whole body, tingling or whole body, speech lisp, unable to speak or do not understand the conversation, do not know others, difficulty swallowing and can not see or disturbed vision .

In addition, unhealthy lifestyles are also a risk factor, such as frequent consumption of fast food, alcohol, smoking, drugs, lack of exercise, and have high cholesterol and uric acid.
For hypertension problem solving, do early detection by checking blood pressure regularly. Hypertension often does not give symptoms, although sometimes headache and tension at the nape.

Hypertensive diseases are often found during a medical examination. Blood pressure above 200 mmHg often does not give any symptoms.

Perform a healthy lifestyle by eating healthy foods, such as grains, vegetables and fruits, including oranges, bananas and apples.

Reduce consumption of salt and sugar, reduce fried foods / sweet and high fat, and eat foods vary. In addition, avoid stress, always think positive and rest enough, sleep 6-8 hours a day and exercise regularly, and check regular health, do not smoke and do not drink alcohol.

Defects due to stroke can be reduced, among others by doing speech therapy and physiotherapy as needed.

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