Prevention of vascular diseases
The office for the prevention of vascular diseases offers a comprehensive examination of the blood vessels of the head and neck. The clinic will provide consultations of neurologists, ultrasound examinations of the blood vessels of the head and neck, echocardiography examinations and blood tests. We perform diagnostics by using modern specialised equipment, it is harmless and painless.
There are several factors that increase the risk of developing a stroke or a myocardial infarction: various diseases, for instance, elevated blood pressure, diabetes mellitus and cardiac arrhythmia, as well as unhealthy lifestyle and hazardous factors – smoking, alcohol abuse, sedentary lifestyle, obesity and increased level of cholesterol. Factors that cannot be affected and are associated with being inherited in the family are also important.
Symptoms may often be non-specific prior to the disease, for instance, headaches, vertigo, seizures of unconsciousness and transitory fatigue or sensation of tingling in the joints, therefore it is very important to perform the prevention of vascular diseases promptly, thus reducing the risk of getting a stroke or a myocardial infarction.
Headache office of GK Neiroklīnika is one of the infrequent specialised headache offices in Latvia. Comprehensive headache care performed by experienced neurologists and physiotherapists is offered here. A multiple-profile therapy plan is drawn up for the patient, which contains individually adjusted changes in lifestyle, occupations and medicinal therapy.
First seizure – unconsciousness, epileptic seizure, etc. – can cause severe panic to the patient themselves, as well as their relatives, therefore GK Neiroklīnika has organised the possibility of receiving a consultation after the first seizure. The objective of this consultation is to find out the conditions, feelings, expectations of events, etc., with the purpose of performing further examinations and determining the cause of the seizure, as well as finding appropriate solutions for the future. The consultation lasts for approximately 30 minutes. No special preparation for the consultation is required.
Learn how you can improve the quality of your sleep. Introduce the sleep diary at the same time. It will help you notice causal relations and, probably, make the corrections you require. Sleep diary will prove very useful, if you plan a visit to a sleep disorder specialist.
Immunity is non-susceptibility that may be either congenital (genetically predetermined) or acquired (developed during the life after natural or artificially induced (immunisation) exposure to particular disease agents).
The immune system allows us to live and survive in this world, by protecting our body from everything that is strange and dangerous (bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, stress, radiation, non-systematic use of medications and other factors) and in the event of any extreme conditions.