Saturday, 20 April 2019 | 20:02 WIB

Stroke Can Hit Any Person of Any Gender or Age

dr. Danny Ngantung SpS (special)

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Diseases can arise and occur in anyone and do not know age and sex so that it will interfere with a person's quality of life including stroke.

Related to that, Siloam Hospital Manado (SHMN) held a talk show on Stroke Prevention and Management on Friday March 22 2019.

Globally the world records almost every year about 5 million people die due to strokes.

"Stroke is a deadly disease that ranks third after cancer and heart disease. But the disability that has rank one is stroke." said Dr. Danny Ngantung SpS, as the speaker at the event on Friday (3/23/2019).

This stroke results from a malfunction of nerves in the brain because the blood flow that fills the brain is blocked.

Brain function is very much that is to control all parts of the body, if one brain function has been disrupted then there will be disturbed movement function, explained further by Dr. Danny if the blood flow to the brain has been disrupted it will cause a stroke.

"So strokes are caused by disturbed blood vessels, while the causes of stroke generally occur due to hypertension, heart disease, and obesity. These causes can be avoided by not thinking too much which can lead to stress and live a healthy life by adjusting your diet and regularly exercise, "concludes Dr. Danny at the end of the session.

Meanwhile Director of Siloam Hospitals Manado, Dr. Abraham Talumewo said, this activity was intended to conduct socialization while sharing experiences and knowledge about the symptoms and consequences caused by stroke.

"So that visitors can know and can live a healthy life program," he said at the end of the talkshow.