Stroke Risk Calculator

Stroke Risk Calculator

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Stroke occurs when the oxygen supply to the brain is cut off either due to a blockage (Ischemic stroke) or damage (Hemorrhagic stroke) in the blood vessel. Mini stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA stroke) happens when a part of the brain doesn't get blood supply for a short period of time. Every minute that the brain starves for oxygen, nearly two million brain cells die increasing the severity of disability and ultimately leading to death. Globally around 15 million people suffer from stroke every year.
If you are in the age group of 54 and 84 years, Stroke Risk Calculator helps you in assessing your risk for having a stroke in the next ten years and helps you to take the necessary protective measures.
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Important Facts about Stroke:

Nearly 87% of stroke is ischemic, caused due to blockage in the blood vessels supplying the brain tissues.
More than 70% of the people having Atrial Fibrillation die after a stroke.
Obesity increases the stroke risk by 3 times.
High blood pressure during a stroke attack causes extensive irreversible damage to the brain tissues.
The major disabilities resulting from a stroke are paralysis, cognitive deficits, speech problems and emotional disorder.

References:

  • Stroke Framingham Heart Study
    http://www.framinghamheartstudy.org/risk/stroke.html
  • Refining Clinical Risk Stratification for Predicting Stroke and Thromboembolism in Atrial Fibrillation Using a Novel Risk Factor-Based Approach: The Euro Heart Survey on Atrial Fibrillation . doi:10.1378/chest.09-1584
  • Brain Basics: Preventing Stroke
    http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/stroke/preventing_stroke.htm

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