Presentation on theme: "S TOKE !☻ By: Mikaela Nelson & Savannah Denney & Elizabeth Devin."— Presentation transcript:
S TOKE !☻ By: Mikaela Nelson & Savannah Denney & Elizabeth Devin
D EFINITION OF STOKE A stroke is the sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to the lack of oxygen. A stoke occurs when blood flow to the brain resulting in abnormal function of brain. It causes by blockage or rupture of an artery to the brain.
S YMPTOMS OF STOKE Sudden numbness or weakness in the face, arm or leg—especially on one side of the body Sudden confusion, trouble speaking and understanding Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination. Sudden severe headache with no cause
T REATMENT OF STROKE Emergency treatment for stroke depends on whether you are having Ischemic Stoke blocking an artery. Aspirin is the best-proven immediate treatment after the stroke to reduce the likelihood of having another stroke.
P REVENTION TIPS Eat a healthy diet. Maintain healthy weight. Be active Don’t smoke. Limit alcohol use. Have your cholesterol checked. Monitor your blood pressure. Take your medicine Talk with your health care provider.
W ORK CITED http://www.cdc.gov/Stroke/what_you_can_do.htm http://www.goldbamboo.com/pictures-t1761.html http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/stroke/DS00150/ DSECTION=treatments-and-drugs