Physical examination, Blood tests, CT/ MRI, Carotid ultrasound, Echocardiogram and Cerebral angiogram.
Treatment focuses on restoring an adequate flow of blood to the brain. Treatment starts with drugs that break down clots and prevent others from forming.
Hemorrhagic strokes are caused by blood leaking into the brain. Treatment focuses on controlling the bleeding and reducing the pressure on the brain.
Post stroke treatment
After a stroke, successful recovery will often involve rehabilitation and specific therapies, such as: Physical therapy, Speech therapy, Occupational therapy. Prevention
Best way to prevent a stroke is through changes in lifestyle, such as following healthy diet, maintaining a healthy weight, managing diabetes, regular exercise, avoiding tobacco and alcohol.