Cerebrovascular diseases are one of the five causes with the most deaths in Mexico, of which suffering a stroke It is one of the most dangerous. Previously it was believed that they were only caused by genetic issues, however specialists in the field have verified that lifestyle also influences and highlight the importance of knowing these 3 habits that can cause it even without you realizing it.
Although it is popularly known as strokeIts scientific name is hemorrhagic cerebrovascular accident. It is caused when a blood vessel in the brain leaks or breaks, according to Mayo Clinic specialists. Doctors explain that it should not be confused with a stroke, despite presenting similar symptoms such as:
Severe headache with no known cause
Numbness or weakness in the face, arm, or leg
Confusion and trouble speaking or understanding what others are saying
Problems seeing with one or both eyes
Sudden dizziness or loss of balance
However, the dangerous thing is that it can occur without you realizing it in time, since the symptoms usually appear suddenly and therefore it is considered a clinical emergency disease and must be treated immediately. Although, considering these 3 habits that can cause it, you can significantly reduce the risk of damage to your brain.
Habits that cause a stroke without you realizing it
The stroke it can cause irreversible damage and is even fatal if not treated properly and on time. Treatment will focus on restoring blood flow and reducing pressure in the brain, patients will then follow an aspirin regimen to prevent a subsequent one. But it can be prevented by avoiding these bad habits that not only increase the possibility of presenting this cerebrovascular accident, but in general they are harmful to health.
Although exercise is one of the best allies to keep our body healthy, if it requires a great constant effort it can cause a stroke instant. Specialists ask to be very careful when lifting weights or moving very heavy objects since it is the second cause of this condition.
Incredible as it may seem, a study by the Neuroscience Institute of the University Hospital of the Favaloro Foundation in Argentina showed that habit Blowing your nose too hard can cause a stroke without you realizing it, since it raises pressure especially when one of the holes is blocked and this will cause a blood vessel to break. They recommend covering only one of the nostrils when blowing.
This is the first cause that increases the possibility of suffering a stroke. Many Mexicans have the habit of drinking coffee for breakfast, lunch and even dinner. However, abusing caffeine is one of the worst habits to health. Based on the study published in the journal Neurology, he determined that people who consume it in excess have a higher risk of having a stroke.
Regardless of the 3 habits already mentioned that can cause a stroke, there are others that also have a direct influence without you realizing it. Among the most common are smoking, holding your breath for a long time and diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol.