2 Types of Factors Influencing the Occurrence of Paralytic Stroke

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Paralysis is the inability to move the muscles due to stroke in the brain. The stroke in one part of
the brain paralyzes the opposite side of the body. The paralysis depends on the intensity of the
stroke. The stroke hinders the flow of blood and oxygen to the brain cells. This damages the
nervous system and results in a paralysis.

Risk Factors:

There are many risk factors that lead to stroke such as age, gender, family history, medical issues
(blood pressure, diabetes, TIA etc). Some of them are controllable yet others are
uncontrollable. Here we have mentioned all of these factors. You can see what you can control to minimize chances of this disabling ailment.

The Uncontrollable Factors:

Factors that influence the occurrence of stroke and are uncontrollable as well include:

Age:

is the factor which cannot be controlled. As the body ages, its part starts depreciating and it affects their working.

Gender:

 it’s more likely in older women whereas younger males are also vulnerable.

Family History:

People with a family history of strokes should be very careful about its symptoms and cause.
Similarly, certain races and ethnicities are more susceptible to stroke than others.

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA):

When a stroke lasts for a short time is called a transient ischemic attack (TIA).more than 35%
people will have a full stroke after TIA.

Controllable Factors:

Looking at uncontrollable factors may make you perplexed about what to do! Well, there are many things you can do. Certain factors that influence the occurrence of stroke are controllable such as:

High Blood Pressure:

The most common risk factor for paralytic stroke is blood pressure. Kep it checked on the regular basis and consult doctors for medication if required. To find and consult a doctor for blood pressure log on to Marham. You can book an appointment online with the best endocrinologist in Karachi or any other main city of Pakistan.

Smoking:

Smoking also elevates the chances of stroke. any organizations are offering different rehabilitation programs for smokers to help them quit smoking and reduces the chances for smokers and second-hand smokers as well.

Obesity:

Obesity (excess fats) leads to too many other diseases. Cardiovascular problems, diabetes, cholesterol are few to mention.
These can be controlled simply with healthy meals and proper physical exercise. As a result, many other
health problems can be avoided. If you are also chronically obese you can take help from weight loss surgery. To find and consult the best bariatric surgeon in Lahore, Karachi or any other main city of Pakistan visit marham.pk.

Lack of Physical Activity:

Living a sedentary life increases the probability of many diseases and paralytic stroke is one of those.

Contraceptive Pills and Excessive Consumption of Alcohol:

Avoid the use of alcohol. Use of contraceptive pills for birth control is also very harmful. It is one of the leading causes of paralysis. the negative effects of their use should be promoted. Normalizing other means of birth control can also help.

Similarly diseases and disorders like:

•    Diabetes
•    High cholesterol
•    Hypertension
•    Cardiovascular diseases
Use of illicit drugs is also a risk factor for stroke.
People having the above-mentioned situations should be very careful towards the signs of the
stroke. Such as difficulty in speech, handling emotions, numbness or weakness on any part of the
body, impaired vision, swallowing difficulties, sudden memory loss, unconsciousness etc.
Paralysis if not attended and treated can lead to a life of limitations. Be very careful to the symptoms and adopt an active lifestyle to keep this disorder at bay.

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Sehrish
She is pharmacist by profession and has worked with several health care setups.She began her career as health and lifestyle writer.She is adept in writing and editing informative articles for both consumer and scientific audiences,as well as patient education materials.