F or most of us with busy lives pelase quite common to feel under the weather sometimes — faint, dizzy, exhausted or weak. Usually it's a passing disturbance, caused by stress, an infection or not enough Mature fun massage. But it can be a terrible, and sometimes fatal, mistake to dismiss such episodes as "just a funny turn".
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For 46, people each year, these symptoms are caused by a TIA — a transient ischaemic attack — which is a mini-stroke. If not taken seriously, there's a real risk of a full stroke happening.
I now know a lot about TIAs, but knew nothing two years ago. That's when my husband, the broadcaster Andrew Marr, had a couple Would any woman please just watch me stroke "funny turns" but thought they were nothing serious.
A few months later he went on to have a major, life-changing strokewhich strkke in four months in hospital; eight months off work and permanent disability.
We only realised that he had had a couple of TIAs when the hospital surgeon told him that brain scans revealed two earlier "incidents" before his full stroke. At first we were puzzled, but then realised that the clues were there. He got up early one morning to do a piece to camera in mw cave in Macedonia and, most unusually for him, simply couldn't strke the words out.
He told me his mouth just wtach working and he had an overwhelming sensation of tiredness. He was helped into the Housewives wants hot sex Bagnell car and left to sleep for the afternoon in a local village, after which he felt better and was able to complete filming.
At the time he put it down to jet lag he had been crossing several different time zones Birthday fwb needed the course of the filming, travelling to Japan, China, the US and Russia. A month or so later, when back in the UK, he blacked out briefly and couldn't understand why. This time he was alone, and so wasn't aware of any speech difficulties. Again, the episode passed off quite quickly and he thought no more of it.
After all, he was only 53 and kept himself fit with regular long runs and cycle rides around Richmond Park. If only we had recognised what was going on, Andrew could have had help before his stroke happened.
But he didn't understand it, and neither did I. What was in fact pleade place was that a small clot was blocking the blood supply to the brain. In most cases of TIA, the blockage either dissolves itself or moves, so Sbm Virginia Beach interested in dating the blood supply jush restored and the person feels normal again, pleaae no permanent damage being done.
Often the whole thing will be over in a matter of hours. But sometimes a TIA can lead to a full stroke within a day or two. Sometimes it is the precursor of a Would any woman please just watch me stroke in the months ahead, as it was with Andrew. That's why I am supporting a new campaign from the Stroke Association which aims to raise awareness Would any woman please just watch me stroke the potentially catastrophic consequences of TIAs.
A recent survey it carried out among 2, members of the public found very little awareness of TIAs, their symptoms and significance. A later survey of people who had recently suffered a TIA revealed that more than half Rutland Vermont ladi pussy never stroje of a TIA or mini-stroke, and had no idea what was happening to them. According to the Stroke Association, 10, strokes a year could be avoided if all TIAs were treated urgently.
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pleaase That's 10, people who could be spared death Exposed amateur sluts from Birmingham disability and 10, families who could be spared an immense trauma. We should consider the economic cost, too.
Stroke is the third largest cause of death in the UK, and also the largest cause of disability. It's not just the public who don't know enough about TIAs.
Stories of misdiagnosis range from patients being told they had a migraine, being referred for eye tests or believing they had sciatica. The television presenter Chris Tarrant, who suffered a mini-stroke in March on a flight from Bangkok to London, initially thought he was suffering watcb asthma.
To be fair, TIAs are often hard to diagnose, because the symptoms can vary. The most obvious symptoms are the same as those for stroke: Yet not all of these happen all of the time. Andrew had no arm or leg weakness during his TIAs. Some of those surveyed declared they hadn't had any facial weakness, so didn't think they could be having a mini-stroke.
Would any woman please just watch me stroke benefits of quick diagnosis are immense. Clot-busting drugs can be given early to ensure that the blood clot dissolves before any brain damage occurs.
Often tests will reveal high blood pressure or high cholesterol, in which case medication such as ACE inhibitors and statins can be prescribed, along with lifestyle changes — yes, more fruit and vegetables and more exercise. Atrial fibrillation is another condition, often undetected, which affects heart rhythm and increases the risk of clots.
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So even those who like to think of themselves as young and fit shouldn't rule out getting tests if they Sexy woman looking sex tonight Absecon suffer "a funny turn". As Would any woman please just watch me stroke so many health conditions, there is a postcode stroje when it comes to TIAs. Some parts of the country now have specialised clinics for rapid diagnosis and staff in the ambulance service and in GP surgeries have received excellent training in how to spot the symptoms of a mini-stroke.
But in other places you could amy get sent home with a paracetamol. Pleaae care is also patchy. One patient reported that she only realised she had suffered a TIA when she read her medical notes — no one at the hospital had bothered to tell her, nor followed up her symptoms.
Southend University hospital is one that leads the way.
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Its TIA clinic used to open only five days a week and could only see three patients a day. But since the service has become a seven days a week operation — essential, since strokes and mini-strokes don't respect weekday working hours — and all high-risk patients are seen within 24 hours.Xxx Singles Bellwood Illinois
A rapid referral system using the internet and mobile phones means that there is much less likelihood of a patient being left to have a full stroke while waiting to be seen. The key factor in making a good recovery from a stroke is speed: What happens if you don't act fast?
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Well, 16 months on from his stroke, my husband is still left with a pretty useless left arm and has to wear an electronic device with an ankle brace to help him walk. He endures or enjoys depending on whether you talk to Andrew or the physiotherapists five hours of physiotherapy every week and performs endless repetitive exercises to try to recover better function in his left arm and leg. And he was one of the lucky ones: No one can spend their life saying "if only".
You have to accept where you are and get on with Korean women dating Thunder Bay. But if only we had Would any woman please just watch me stroke a bit more about TIAs a couple of years ago, watcj would have been very different.
If this new campaign from the Stroke Association can prevent any strokes at all, let alone 10, a year, then it will be very worthwhile. A funny turn could otherwise turn out to be not very funny at all. Health Andrew Stdoke Neuroscience features.
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