2022 European Stroke Organization Conference A recent study has shown gut microbiota strains linked to more severe strokes and poor post-stroke recovery, indicating that the gut microbiome may play a role in stroke risk and prognosis.
Fusobacterium and Lactobacillus were shown to be related to an increased risk of ischemic stroke in the study. Negativibacillus and Lentisphaeria were linked to a more severe stroke in the acute phase (at 6 and 24 hours, respectively), whereas Acidaminococcus was linked to poor functional outcomes three months later.
"In this disquisition, croakers collected faeces — the first samples collected following the circumstance – from 89 people who had endured an ischemic stroke. We were capable to identify prismatic groupings of bacteria that were related with a lesser threat of ischemic stroke when compared to a control group."
Dr. Miquel Lledós of the Sant Pau Research Institute's Stroke Pharmacogenomics and Genetics Laboratory in Barcelona, Spain, remarked on the study"The gut microbiome, which consists of trillions of bacteria and other microorganisms that live in the gut, is a modifiable risk factor linked to stroke risk and neurological outcomes following a stroke. The majority of earlier research, however, was conducted using animal models."
The most frequent form of stroke is an ischemic stroke, which happens when a clot or other obstruction limits the blood flow to the brain. Every year, 1.3 million individuals in Europe suffer from a stroke, making it the second leading cause of mortality.
"The discovery raises the intriguing possibility that, in the future, we may be able to prevent strokes or improve neurological recovery by studying the gut microbiota.
" Clinical studies are being conducted on various illnesses where researchers restore the gut flora by dietary modifications or faecal transplantation from healthy individuals, and this should be researched further in the stroke sector.