On October 28, Deputy Minister of Public Health Satit Patuecha revealed that stroke is now a major public health problem in the world. The World Stroke Organization (WSO) on October 29 each year has a campaign this year, World Stroke Day? Don't let those around you have a stroke. "This is a campaign to raise awareness of how to paralyze yourself and those around you. Also known as paralysis, knowing how to take care of yourself and continue to control body abnormalities. It can prevent and reduce the severity of the disease.
"Stroke for Thailand is the most common neurological disease and is the number one cause of disability and death in the elderly. Changes in behavior in everyday life, eating various foods, clear feelings and most importantly Exercise to stay healthy Risk groups for high blood pressure, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, smoking and overweight people should try to prevent or control these risk factors at normal levels. .
General Director of Health Services Somsak Akkasilp said that there are important warning signs that can be observed alone. Amblyopia, visual abnormalities, A = Arm, One limb weak, S = Speech, distorted, unclear speech, difficulty in speaking, T = Time, time to go to hospital as soon as possible. These symptoms are acute, it is important for the patient to follow the above symptoms and to hurry to the nearest hospital as soon as possible. You can start doing it at home, including healthy food, for preventive measures that will help reduce death and disability. Avoid high-saturated, salty and sweet foods. Check blood pressure, fat levels and blood sugar levels to normal levels. Do regular exercise No smoking, alcohol, weight loss, annual health check Patients should take the drug regularly. Strictly follow the doctor's instructions.
"The Institute of Neurology will organize activities to educate the public to be aware of risk factors and initial stroke symptoms in the Chaloem Phra Kiat 7 conference room around the King on October 29th. Meet screening activities for stroke risk factors. "The interested parties can participate in this event. Stop being one of the stroke patients at the Institute of Neurology to help each other," he said.