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4 Answers on "If there is no blood flow to the head, what can be done for an 87 years old patient?"

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Dr. Ayman Darrag
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Dr. Ayman Darrag

Hi and welcome to question doctors.com
That depends on the cause but generally you do these things to make it better..
Vitamin b12 and folic acid reach foods..
Omega3 olive oil and nuts to fight cholesterol .
Ginger and ginseng helps.
Face massage down upwards.
And neck massage down upwards.
Consult his doctor for taking oxybral 30mg…

Dr Mahaveer
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Dr Mahaveer

hi
at 87 years,nothing much can be done to increase the blood flow to the brain. At this age,due to physiological ageing changes to the blood vessels,the size of the blood vessels is reduced and some blood thinners can be prescribed to help a bit. But i am afraid,nothing much can be done at this age.
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shw12
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shw12

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THE EXACT REASON NEEDS TO BE KNOWN FOR STOPPAGE OF BLOOD FLOW. IF ITS DUE TO EMBOLISM,THEN THROMBOLYSIS WILL HELP. IF ITS DUE TO ATRERIOSCLEROSIS,THEN NOTHING MUCH CAN BE DONE APART FROM GIVING ANTI PLATELET DRUGS. ANY CO -MORBID CONDITIONS SHOULD BE TREATED.

mrsshalini14
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mrsshalini14

Hello there
A few dietary changes will help. Vitamin B6 and B12 supplements will hep to some extent. At 87 ..nothing much can be expected. Lot depends in associated conditions like diabetes..hypertension.. heart disease etc