A stroke, or cerebrovascular accident (CVA), is the rapid loss of brain function(s) due to disturbance in the blood supply to the brain. This can be due to ischemia (lack of blood flow) caused by blockage (thrombosis, arterial embolism), or a hemorrhage (leakage of blood).As a result, the affected area of the brain cannot function, which might result in an inability to move one or more limbs on one side of the body, inability to understand or formulate speech, or an inability to see one side of the visual field. (more…)
Many people realize too late that there are problems in their body health. They generally will realize the existence of health problems after their conditions are in a severe level, which often leads to fatal.
Stroke, for example. Many ignore the symptoms of stroke because the early signs of this disease seems not critical. They think the discomfort that appear will disappear by themselves without needing special handling. (more…)
Stroke can affect anyone and even the patient didn’t aware that he/she was suffered a stroke. The stroke symptoms usually are distinguished by a sense of weakness or paralysis of the arms and legs, numbness disorder, a sense of numbness, tingling on face, arms, body and limbs.
Besides, you will also feel the disturbance of balance, such as spinning headache or vertigo, difficulty of walking, impaired vision (sudden blindness, dark on one or both eyes) and severe of hard headaches without any reason. (more…)
Before getting stroke, the body actually gives a signal in the form of a mini stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). TIA or mini stroke occurs when blood vessels are temporary blocked which slows the blood flow to the brain. TIA does not cause permanent brain damage, so treatment of this condition can reduce the risk of a serious stroke. (more…)
The freestyle swimming stroke was thought to have originated in Australia which is partially true. The stroke used to be called the “Australian Crawl” because competitive swimmers from Australia were winning events with this stroke. It is said the freestyle was originally from the pacific islands possibly the Solomon’s.
There is a story which is probably true about a boy from the Solomon Islands who went to work in Australia in the 1800′s. (more…)