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  • systolic blood pr
  • Antihypertensive therapy should be initiated in untreated patients with a recurrent ischemic stroke or TIA who have systolic blood pressure of more than 140 mm Hg or diastolic blood pressure of more than 90 mm Hg several days after the event. (aafp.org)
  • The Stroke CTI study is a 3 arm randomized, controlled trial designed to assess the effectiveness of a nurse practitioner (NP) only and a NP and health coach (HC) community transitions intervention (CTI) in reducing secondary stroke risk by helping patients lower their systolic blood pressure. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Symptoms
  • It is important to educate the patient and family that should another stroke-like event occur, 911 must be called and emergency medical services activated, since there is no guarantee that symptoms will resolve. (rxlist.com)
  • Patients with an established history of stroke or TIA and any symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea should undergo polysomnography. (aafp.org)
  • coronary artery
  • The risk factors for TIA or stroke are the same as those for other vascular disease , similar to heart attack ( coronary artery disease ) or peripheral vascular disease , which causes decreased blood flow to the legs. (rxlist.com)
  • minimize
  • Since TIAs resolve on their own, the goal for treatment is to minimize the risk of future TIAs and stroke . (rxlist.com)
  • trials
  • If the first dose of this medicine doesn't relieve your migraine headache then you should NOT take another dose for the same attack, as trials have shown that this is not effective. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • onset
  • The investigators hypothesize that dabigatran therapy administered within 24 hours of symptom onset will reduce the rate of new ischemic lesions, relative to standard care, one week and 30 days after onset. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • heart disease
  • Finding new and safe treatments to reduce the burden of heart disease and strokes is therefore an important contribution to public health and in the wider public interest. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Heart disease caused by inadequate blood flow to the heart ( ischaemic heart disease ), eg angina . (netdoctor.co.uk)