Blocked blood vessels occur from the build-up of plaque (fatty deposits) on the blood vessels' inner hollow. Such blocked blood vessels increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death. Some factors that increase the risk of the blood vessels getting blocked are high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, obesity, stress, and a sedentary lifestyle.
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Query: Hello doctor, My aunt, who is 54 years old, is diabetic since the past 10 years, and she is under regular Insulin. 10 days back, she suddenly lost speech, and since then, she is not able to speak even a single word. I am attaching her CT scan and MRI scan reports along with the prescription. What i... Read Full »
Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The problem is insufficient blood supply to the brain. It is a severe problem. The prescribed medicines are alright. Please consult a neurosurgeon so that he can examine her. She will recover fro... Read Full »
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