Navigation Links
Stroke Awareness Campaign Launched In Indian State

As many as 200 people in every 100,000 in India suffer from stroke every year. A campaign has been launched in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu for promoting awareness with regard to stroke in the country, where public awareness with regard to the disease is very low.//

The Indian Stroke Association (ISA) has launched the campaign across Tamil Nadu. It released a study report here which says around 20 million people worldwide suffer strokes every year.

The number of people suffering a stroke in India is reportedly set to increase.

In Mumbai, the association's study showed that 25% of the patients were able to reach a hospital within the golden hour, the critical period or first three hours in which intervention can save a life.

Only about 6% were able to access an ICU six hours after the golden hours.

Stroke is a silent stalker. Absence of pain following a stroke prevents prompt referral. Stroke is more dangerous than heart attack because patients failed to access medicare in time.

Now the Rotary Club chapters in Tamil Nadu cities, in collaboration with the ISA and the Madras Neuro-Trust, have mounted the campaign first in Chennai and then in other parts of the state. The Madras Neuro-Trust will focus on multiple risk factors like progressing age, hypertension, diabetes, cardiac disease and previous stroke history, high fat diet and obesity, and tobacco use.

The symptoms often last less than 24 hours so that even physicians are fooled into thinking it is a general weakness. The symptoms are spells of dizziness, weakness of limbs, visual disturbances, confusion and memory lapse even if it is for a short spell.

In case the right side of the body is paralyzed, people should learn to use the left side equally well, experts said.

Edited IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Amphetamines Help Recovery of Stroke Patients
2. Cough Syrup Ingredient Linked to Stroke
3. Estrogen Does Not Prevent Recurrent Strokes
4. Aspirin and Warfarin Are Equally Effective for Stroke Prevention
5. Triglycerides Linked To Stroke Risk
6. Strokes increased during squatting
7. Drug Combinations May Boost Stroke Risk
8. Stroke and Dementia - a ghastly association
9. Stroke risk might be linked to antibody
10. Stroke Risk and Fish :A factual interconnection
11. Fewer teeth & Increased Ischemic Stroke risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/16/2017)... ... January 16, 2017 , ... Anybody who may be looking for a ... video released by Serenity Recovery, a holistic treatment center for addiction located in Marne, ... footage and testimonials from patients and staff that visited the 2016 Recovery Palooza support ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... ... January 16, 2017 , ... ... Seating. Prairie’s award-winning Reflection® brand of custom seating systems has a well-earned reputation ... Permobil with a platform for innovation and growth in the custom seating business, ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... ... January 16, 2017 , ... St. Louisans are well-aware of the following facts at ... This year’s influenza shot seems to be having no effect on keeping this particularly bad ... of the people around are coughing, sneezing, or sniffling , These facts ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... Pekin, IL (PRWEB) , ... January 16, 2017 ... ... Professionals (iaedp) organized to provide first-quality education and high-level training standards to an ... full spectrum of eating disorder problems. As a way to further its mission ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... ... January 16, 2017 , ... Vixiar ... Officer of the medical device company, effective immediately. , “This is perfect timing ... has a strong track record in medical device market development and revenue growth, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/16/2017)... PUNE, India , January 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... by Allied Market Research, titled, "Sterilization Technologies Market by ... Forecast, 2014-2022," the global sterilization technologies market is expected ... in 2015, growing at a CAGR of 5.8% from ... dominated the market in 2015, with more than half ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... January 16, 2017 Bill is an internationally ... general management and leadership positions with global medical device companies, including ... track record of launching new products and building successful businesses in ... Africa and North America ... Educated at ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... -- CBDRx, the world,s premiere nutraceutical hemp company, is ... extract to Veteran,s groups across the country. ... to Veteran,s groups across the United States.  Passion is ... world and through their passion, CBDRx honors our Veterans ... hemp extract available. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: