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A stroke happens when blood flow is blocked to part of your brain (ischemic stroke) or a blood vessel suddenly bursts (hemorrhagic stroke). These events can cut off blood and oxygen supply to your brain and damage brain cells. A stroke is a sudden medical emergency (this means you need to call 911 right away) that affects someone every 40 ...
May 23, 2022. Learn about exercises you can do at home following a hip replacement. Health Care.
After a hip replacement, try introducing low-impact aerobic activities as you’re able, such as: Bicycling. Swimming. Walking. Exercises like these will provide a good workout without putting too much stress on your joints or pressure on your hip. It’s best to avoid high-impact aerobics, running and sports that require jumping.
Cardiac tamponade is usually the result of penetration of the pericardium, which is the thin, double-walled sac that surrounds your heart. The cavity around your heart can fill with enough blood or other bodily fluids to compress your heart. As the fluid presses on your heart, less and less blood can enter.
Heatstroke is a serious medical emergency that occurs when your body is unable to control its internal temperature. Call 911 and get to your closest emergency room as soon as possible if you or someone with you experiences the following symptoms: Altered behavior such as slurred speech or staggering. Agitation, confusion, irritability ...