Stroke, a word that is cold when you say it, is no longer the "patent" of the elderly. The high-risk group of stroke is becoming younger.
Understand stroke, prevent disease, and interpret “stroke” in all directions for you!
- How does Chinese medicine treat stroke?
Chinese medicine practitioners will adopt comprehensive treatment methods to treat stroke, including Chinese medicine, acupuncture, massage, and rehabilitation treatment for patients. The best time to treat a stroke is usually on the second day of the stroke, when the condition begins to stabilize, to the first three months. The treatment effect should refer to the patient’s body’s righteousness, the severity of the stroke, and whether it is treated in time.
- What are the sequelae of stroke?
The sequelae of stroke include: hemiplegia, numbness of the body, or crooked tongue, and even the patient can’t speak or have language problems. In addition, more serious patients may also experience finger cramps and unfavorable flexion and extension.
- How to deal with the sequelae of stroke?
The sequelae of stroke are usually treated with acupuncture, traditional Chinese medicine, and massage.
Acupuncture usually uses scalp needles, body needles in the body, and acupuncture points on the limbs.
Oral Chinese medicine is mainly based on rightness and deficiency, which has the effect of nourishing yin, nourishing kidney yin, and nourishing liver yin. In addition, some Chinese medicines for promoting blood circulation and removing blood stasis, such as astragalus, peach kernel, safflower, earthworm, etc., will be taken about five times a week.
Tuina can help muscle recovery, and it can be tailored to the patient’s physical condition. Rehabilitation therapy is generally used in more serious conditions.
- What are the dietary taboos for stroke patients?
Stroke patients are not suitable to eat raw and cold food, cold drinks, and fruits in the refrigerator. Because raw and cold foods can weaken the spleen and stomach, leading to accumulation of phlegm, dampness, and stasis. In addition, it is necessary to abstain from fat and sweet foods, such as high-fat and high-sugar content in modern times.
- What should a stroke patient eat?
Stroke patients are suitable to eat nutritious, light foods, and foods with blood-activating ingredients.
- What are the signs of stroke?
Dizziness, swelling, tinnitus, numbness of the limbs, or weakness in one hand or foot are all signs of a stroke. Some people may even be unable to speak for a while. These symptoms may appear several times a day or once every few days. Once the signs appear, pay more attention and be careful!
- What is the cause of stroke?
The cause of stroke is based on its originality. The original deficiency lies in the yin deficiency of the liver and kidney. The sign of the deficiency is the accumulation of wind, fire, phlegm, and blood stasis in the body, and then the qi and blood are reversed, which will cause bleeding or occlusion of blood in the brain.
- What are the types of stroke?
It is mainly divided into two types: the middle meridian and the middle viscera. The main difference between the two lies in the degree of damage to the brain cells and whether there is a coma in mind.
Symptoms that may appear in the middle meridian include: numbness of the body, weakness of the limbs, and poor language.
The viscera is a more serious type. In addition to the symptoms that appear in the middle meridian, there are also coma and confusion.
- What should we do to prevent stroke?
(1) Regular check-ups are essential to control high-risk factors of stroke, such as high blood pressure, abnormal blood lipids and blood sugar.
(2) Weight control is also very important for preventing stroke. If weight loss, especially central obesity, will reduce the possibility of stroke.
(3) Health-care acupuncture and Chinese medicine can also prevent stroke. Traditional Chinese medicines such as Danshen, Tianqi, Hawthorn, etc.; health-care acupoints, such as Zusanli, Neiguan, Guanyuan, Qihai, etc., can be regularly treated with acupuncture on a weekly or monthly basis.