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A. Bharath Kumar and M.S. Umashankar
Stroke is a clinical condition that is progressed due to the obstruction of
blood flow to the brain. The high incidences of stroke can double the burden of disease
complications among the affected patients from developed and developing countries.
Stroke is a major public health care issue that is associated with multiple risk factors
that include physical inactivity, hypertension, smoking, alcohol, diabetes mellitus,
stress, and obesity causes occurrence of stroke. Stroke diagnosed through regular
physical examination, blood test, CT scan, MRI scan, CSF fluid examination, and
cerebral angiogram studies can help to detect and prevent the progression of stroke
complications. The management of stroke through prescribing of blood pressure
medications, statins, anti platelets, anti coagulants drugs could reduce the future
episodes of the occurrence of the stroke.
Alcohol, Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, MRI Scan, Stroke,
Department of Pharmacy Practice SRM College of Pharmacy SRM IST, Kattankulathur 603203 Tamil Nadu, India.