Did you know that blood vessels in the eyes can indicate a lot about brain activity?
It is known that an unhealthy lifestyle, which includes an irregular diet, excessive alcohol consumption, lack of physical activity, etc. it is the main factor of some heart or heart attacks.
So, if you notice the swollen or dilated appearance of the blood vessels in the eyes in your case, or a close one, it is necessary to consult a specialist, as these may be the symptoms of a stroke.
It is also recommended to consult an ophthalmologist and to have an eye check every two years.
Stroke (stroke) occurs when one of the blood vessels that irrigates the brain breaks (hemorrhagic stroke) or is blocked by a blood clot (ischemic stroke). During a stroke , nearby nerve cells suffer from lack of oxygen and nutrients, which can lead to permanent disabilities.
"The symptoms of stroke are multiple because it depends on where it occurs, but the most common are the following: motor deficit, loss of strength in a particular segment of the body, at one hand and one leg, at one hand, or it may deviate around the corner of the mouth, that is, facial resemblance. The decrease in force is a sign of maximum alert. Another sign is the sensitivity disorder, meaning you no longer feel half-body, face, or stop seeing the right or left side, the sudden appearance of a double view. The language disorder, suddenly the patient does not understand well what you say or he can no longer express himself well ”, explained prof. Dr. Bogdan Ovidiu Popescu, neurologist, in one of the LiveDoc interviews.
Once you have noticed one or more of these symptoms, you need to get to emergency, neurology as soon as possible. Because the diagnosis sometimes takes up to 40 minutes, it would be ideal for the patient to arrive within the first 2 hours after stroke.