Stroke: What is a good amount of salt? This is how much you can eat

STROKE is a dangerous condition which causes some brain cells to die. To avoid it you can make diet changes to remove substances that increase your risk, such as salt which raises blood pressure. However you still need some salt, or sodium, to function normally. You should eat this much salt to help control the condition.
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Publication date: Available online 17 April 2019Source: Pharmacological ResearchAuthor(s): Ulvi BayraktutanABSTRACTStroke is classified into two main groups depending on its aetiology; ischaemic stroke and haemorrhagic stroke which successively develop from the occlusion or rupture of an artery leading to the brain. Despite being the leading cause of human cerebral damage, there is currently no medical therapy for haemorrhagic stroke and thrombolysis with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator remains the only approved pharmacotherapy for ischaemic stroke. However, due to its short therapeutic window (first 4.5 h ...
Source: Pharmacological Research - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
ConclusionsIn patients with ACS, ticagrelor is more efficacious in protecting against new ischemic events and mortality than clopidogrel, irrespective of the presence of HF. There is no difference between ticagrelor or clopidogrel treatment in new-onset HF post-ACS.
Source: American Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Initial clinical results suggest that the new agent may be suitable for use with thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news
Abstract For recanalization of emergent large vessel occlusions (ELVOs), endovascular therapy (EVT) using newer devices, such as a stent retriever and large-bore catheter, has shown better patient outcomes compared with intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator only. Intracranial atherosclerotic stenosis (ICAS) is a major cause of acute ischemic stroke, the incidence of which is rising worldwide. Thus, it is not rare to encounter underlying ICAS during EVT procedures, particularly in Asian countries. ELVO due to underlying ICAS is often related to EVT procedure failure or complications, which can lead t...
Source: Korean J Radiol - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Korean J Radiol Source Type: research
THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 -- Researchers say an experimental stroke drug prevented blood clots without the typical side effect of blood thinners: increased bleeding risk. Bleeding is a common and potentially dangerous side effect of current...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
Every year, natural or people -generated disasters disrupt the functioning of society, causing human and material loses which leads to an increase in the demand of medical attention. In the morning of September 19th , 2017 a 7.1 earthquake stroke Mexico Ci...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news
Conclusions Post hoc analyses suggested additional injections of onabotulinumtoxinA into toe flexors improved ankle Modified Ashworth Scale and Clinical Global Impression of Change scores versus mandatory muscles alone overall and with treatment initiation more than 24 mos after stroke.
Source: American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: Original Research Articles Source Type: research
Yale University scientists have succeeded in restoring basic cellular activity in pigs' brains hours after their deaths in a finding that may one day lead to advances in treating human stroke and brain injuries, researchers reported on Wednesday.
Source: Reuters: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
Authors: Zhang L, Li S, Chen L, Li J, Zhang Z, Yang Y, Wang X, Liu J Abstract BACKGROUND: Cerebellar fastigial nucleus electrical stimulation (FNS) in rats has been shown to protect against brain ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) damage. Activation of telomerase has been reported to provide neuroprotection in animal models of stroke. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to explore whether precondition FNS increases the expression of telomerase reverse transcriptase (TERT) and telomerase activity in rats after cerebral I/R injury. METHODS: One day after continuous stimulation of the fastigial cerebellar nucleus for...
Source: Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience - Category: Neurology Tags: Restor Neurol Neurosci Source Type: research
Hongye Zhao1,2, Tiezheng Zheng1, Xiaohan Yang1, Ming Fan3, Lingling Zhu3, Shuhong Liu3, Liying Wu3 and Changkai Sun1,4* 1Department of Physiology and Key Laboratory of Brain Diseases of Liaoning Province, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Dalian Medical University, Dalian, China 2Department of Physiology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Qiqihar Medical University, Qiqihar, China 3Department of Brain Protection and Plasticity, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Academy of Military Medical Sciences, Beijing, China 4Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineerin...
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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