What is a Stroke?
What is it?
A Stroke occurs when the supply of blood to the brain is either interrupted or reduced. When this happens, the brain does not get enough oxygen or nutrients which causes brain cells to die.
Confusion, trouble speaking and understanding
Numbness of the face
How to diagnose a stroke?
How do strokes occur?
What is going wrong?
2. There are no particular chemical imbalances besides the vanished blood. Strokes can either be hemorrhagic (15%) or ischemic (85%). Hemorrhagic usually occur from either vascular anomaly or long history of hypertension.
How to treat/prevent strokes?
How does it affect the person or the person that has to take care of them?
2. Strokes are also called "brain attacks".
3. Recovering from a stroke can be a very long process.
4. Family history is a big part of diagnosing a stroke.
Famous people who have suffered from stokes.
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