It’s estimated that over 158 thousand people in US die out of cerebrovascular disease. It is actually a stroke disorder experienced by a person if a group of blood vein finds difficulty in supplying blood to various parts of the brain further leading to brain hemorrhage. It is mostly seen due to hypertension, which is primarily responsible in damaging the lining of the blood vessel, endothelium and overexposing the underlined collagen. A constant problem of hypertension further deteriorates the state of cerebrovascular disease.
The problem of cerebrovascular disease is more vulnerable to elderly people and who have any history on various health related complications like smoking, diabetes, or ischemic heart complications. The person may suffer from stroke or hemorrhagic stroke that can further be life threatening for the person. There are various symptoms of cerebrovascular diseases that be signaled earlier for a diagnosis. The most common symptoms that a person can develop during cerebrovascular disease are head pressure, severe headaches, dizziness, slurred speech, nausea, vomiting, loss of coordination, vision loss, and numbness within limbs. However, in hemorrhagic stroke, the person may require to surgical get relive form the blood clotting within in the brain. Other than this, even endovascular treatment can be used which requires insertion of tube into the major artery and relief the hemorrhage part.
Thus according to the National Stroke Association (1999), it is been observed that strokes more often occur suddenly, with the following symptoms that often develop abruptly:
- A Person has difficulty in standing, walking, and imbalances in co-ordination.
- Confused during cognitive thinking, understanding and poor speech.
- Vision blurred in one eye or both the eyes and Constant severe headaches during the stroke.
- A person may also experience numbness of arms or legs, face or even one side of the body.
In some rare cases, the following symptoms are seen such as:
- Carotid artery effects retina, cerebral hemisphere, or both.
- Cerebral Contralateral is a disorder were paralysis of a single body part; paralysis of one side of the body; localized tingling, numbness; hemianopic visual loss; aphasia (loss of speech); rare loss of consciousness.
- Nausea, fever, and vomiting that are different from a viral illness in the speed of onset that begins in minutes or hours instead of over several days.
- Vertebrobasilar Bilateral is a visual disturbance including dim, gray, or blurred vision or temporary total blindness; diplopia (double vision).
- Retinal Transient blackouts were the person experience sense of a shade, pulled over the eyes.
Hence, if you experience any of the following then, it is highly advisable that you visit your nearby doctor as immediately as possible so that you can have an early treatment on it.