Beauty Parlor Stroke Syndrome

Salon-Stroke Syndrome?

Ask Dr. Robert Butler

Don't Miss This

Sign Up for OurHeart HealthNewsletter

Thanks for signing up!You might also like these other newsletters:

I have heard that for some seniors there is a risk of stroke in getting their hair washed at a beauty salon because of the way people need to lean back in order for their hair to be washed. Is this true and if so what can be done to avoid this?

— Phyllis, Maryland

Salon-stroke syndrome does exist. It comes as a result of the stress upon arteries in the neck that go to the brain. If these arteries are pinched or kinked, clots can develop. It is an alarming situation, as many people are unaware that having their hair done is a risk for stroke. However, it is an extremely rare event. For the record, though, tilting the head back is not a good idea for anybody.

Salon-stroke syndrome usually occurs in older women, especially those with cervical arthritis. It has been recommended that older people with arthritis in their neck avoid having their hair washed at an angle in which they need to lean back more than 15 to 20 degrees. Instead, they can lean forward over the sink.

Last Updated:3/5/2008
Stroke expert Dr. Robert N. Butler was a gerontologist and a professor of geriatrics and adult development at Mount Sinai Medical Center before passing away from acute leukemia at the age of 83.

Video: Expert advice on 'beauty parlor stroke syndrome'

Salon-Stroke Syndrome
Salon-Stroke Syndrome images

2019 year
2019 year - Salon-Stroke Syndrome pictures

Salon-Stroke Syndrome recommendations
Salon-Stroke Syndrome recommend photo

Salon-Stroke Syndrome pics
Salon-Stroke Syndrome foto

Salon-Stroke Syndrome Salon-Stroke Syndrome new pictures
Salon-Stroke Syndrome new foto

images Salon-Stroke Syndrome
foto Salon-Stroke Syndrome

Watch Salon-Stroke Syndrome video
Watch Salon-Stroke Syndrome video

Discussion on this topic: Salon-Stroke Syndrome, salon-stroke-syndrome/
Discussion on this topic: Salon-Stroke Syndrome, salon-stroke-syndrome/ , salon-stroke-syndrome/

Related News

How to Get a Domestic Partnership
9 Scary Reasons Why Youre Suddenly Losing Weight Without Trying
French Connection Discount Codes 2019
How To Trim Your Sideburns
What Really Happens Inside Your Head When You Have a Concussion
Meghan Markles Brother Says Shes A Phony For Not Inviting Him To The Royal Wedding
5 Stability Moves That Tone Your Abs and Legs
Galvin Bistrot de Luxe
Pat McGrath Labs Dark Star 006: The Ultimate Smokey Eye Makeup Kit
Expert Tricks For Getting Perfectly TousledHair
6 Things That Happened When I Drank Green Tea Every Day For A Month
The Best (and Worst) Diet Foods
Downward Facing Dog Split (Three-Legged Dog)
Loroscopo del mese di maggio 2019
Can sugar ever be healthy

Date: 01.12.2018, 11:39 / Views: 82542