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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some frequency asked questions about the most common neurological conditions that one may come across in your lives or in the lives of someone you know.
What are the risk factors for Stroke?

Keep an eye on the risk factors:

High Blood Pressure
Other Heart Diseases
Diabetes
Consumption of Tobacco
High Blood Cholesterol
Obesity

Consult with experts, to know your risk

What should I do if I know someone is having a stroke?
During a stroke, one should know the signs and act in time. If you believe someone is having a stroke — if a person’s face starts to droop on one side, arms become weak, speech gets slurred, then it’s time to call for emergency care immediately. Stroke is a medical emergency. Immediate treatment may help save someone’s life and enhance their chances for better rehabilitation and recovery.
What are the symptoms of a stroke?

Sudden weakness or numbness
Speech problems
Vision problems
Dizziness
Balance while walking
Headache

Can headaches be prevented?

Take care of yourself to ease the triggers for headaches. Keep yourself healthy.

1. Avoid triggers
2. Avoid medication overuse
3. Get enough sleep
4. Don’t skip meals
5. Exercise regularly
6. Reduce stress
7. Reduce caffeine

When should I see a doctor for my headache?

If a headaches comes on very suddenly & very quickly becomes severe and might be accompanied with a stiff neck &/or fever; it is time to consult with a specialist for best treatment way forward.

How long do seizures last?

Seizures usually are as long as 2 minutes and as short as 30 seconds. A seizure that lasts longer than five minutes is a serious medical emergency.

If I have a seizure, does that mean I have epilepsy?

At least 2 seizures without a known trigger (unprovoked seizures) that happen at least 24 hours apart are generally required for an epilepsy diagnosis.

Is there a cure for Parkinson's Disease?

There is no permanent cure as of yet for Parkinson’s Disease, but various treatments are there to help relieve the symptoms & bring a better quality of life.

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