Excl. Twitter chat with Dr AN Jha, Chairman, Medanta Institute of Neuroscience

On the day of World Stroke Day, TOI Health conducted a Twitter chat with Dr A. N. Jha, Chairman, Medanta Institute of Neuroscience. Here are some questions that Twitteratis asked Dr Jha, along with his responses:Are people in their 20s prone to stroke? – Mona MankadYes, because of stress, lifestyle smoking, alcohol, and certain drugs, people in 20s are at risk.What are the top warning signs of stroke? – Inam PanginAlways remember the FAST rule:F- Face Drooping, A-Arm Weakness, S -Slurred Speech, T-Time to actWhat should be the optimum cholesterol level to avoid stroke risk? – Kalpana SharmaTotal Cholesterol, ideally less than 200, however bad cholesterol that is LDL should be less than 100. Triglycerides should be less than 150.I have a high pulse rate (90-100) from the past several…


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