Controlling these 4 diseases will reduce the risk of paralysis by 80 percent! Know which diseases are at increased risk
What happens if the blood flowing through our veins at the speed of a bullet does not reach an organ? When the blood flow stops in the organ, it becomes difficult or impossible for the organ to function. Similarly, if blood flow to your brain is blocked, you can have a brain stroke. Let us tell you that every year around 18 lakh people lose their lives due to paralysis. Somewhere the symptoms of disturbance in blood flow start to appear in our body much earlier, which if ignored, this condition occurs. In this article we are telling you about such diseases, by controlling which you can avoid paralysis and paralysis up to 80 percent.
To prevent stroke and paralysis, Amit Srivastava, Senior Consultant-Neurology Doctor, Narayan Super Specialty Hospital, takes care of these things that can reduce the risk.
1- High blood pressure
High blood pressure is more likely to lead to stroke, so lifestyle changes are needed, including eating very little salt and controlling it with medication as soon as possible. ,
Diabetes can also make you prone to paralysis, so you need to control your blood sugar. It is very important for you to have proper diet, exercise and take medicines at the right time to keep diabetes under control.
3- Transient ischemic attack
This is a symptom of a mini-stroke that recurs within 24 hours. It’s kind of an early warning. Those who have such a small stroke should take the patient to the hospital immediately to prevent it from becoming larger.
4- Atrial fibrillation
Atrial fibrillation, known in Hindi as an irregular heartbeat, can cause blood clots in your veins. If this clot travels with the blood to the brain, you can have a stroke, which can sometimes lead to paralysis.
5- Other causes of paralysis
1- Along with stroke, several types of heart disease are also involved in the occurrence of stroke, including valvular heart disease, rheumatic heart disease, etc.
2- Critical Carotid Stenosis: In this condition, there is also a risk of narrowing of the blood vessels that supply blood to our brain.
3-Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Excessive snoring, frequent night waking due to breathing interruption also affects the brain.