Stroke

Defintion

A stroke is a condition that's caused when a blood vessel breaks or is blocked in the brain

How its caused

It's caused when blood flow to the brain is blocked for a few seconds or more. Strokes can also be caused when cholesterol deposits in blood vessels.

Signs and Symptoms

Weakness

Decreased sensation

Decreased vision

Not able to speak or understand speech

Memory loss

Loss of coordination

Facial paralysis

Numbness

Not able to move one side of body

First Aid Steps

You can't give first aid, so you have to get medical assistance. You'd need to get a medicine to thin blood and break up blood clots