The possible consequences of stroke

Stroke is called acute circulatory disorders, which is characterized by the interruption of blood flow to the brain. This may be due to either a blockage of the vessel and its rupture. As a result, observed cell death of this vital organ. The consequences of stroke can be temporary or permanent. Sometimes there is complete recovery of body functions. However, in most cases, after a stroke develop very severe consequences.

First of all, may cause weakness or paralysis of one half of the body. It is worth noting that this is a violation occurs on the opposite brain damage side. Paralysis in the pathological process can involve the muscles of the face and limbs. One-sided defeat of the muscles of the body are called by such terms as hemiplegia. The defeat of the cerebellum due to stroke can cause ataxia (impaired coordinated movements).

In addition to paralysis, stroke may be complicated by peripheral neuropathy. We are talking about the loss of the ability to feel. Typically, this disorder is manifested by the inability to feel pain and recognition of cold and heat. In some cases, after a stroke, numbness, tingling, burning sensations in the extremities.

Immediately after circulatory disorder may be incontinence of urine. For this type of disorders characterized by lack of control over the muscles of the bladder. Typically, these consequences of stroke are temporary.

Aphasia is a very serious consequence of stroke. This disorder is associated with lesions of the cerebral speech centers. Aphasia is characterized by loss of the ability to speak. In addition, there has been a violation of the perception of foreign speech. According to experts, with aphasia facing a quarter of patients who have suffered a stroke. This violation leads to the breakdown of communicative abilities. Treatment of aphasia after stroke must be timely. Note that a complete elimination of this disorder is not possible. However, the implementation of adequate rehabilitation measures can significantly improve the patient's quality of life.

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Quite often after a stroke occurs deterioration of memory, intellectual abilities, logical thinking. It is also noted the loss of the ability to learn and plan for the future.

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