Your Health is Important!

What is a Stroke?

A Stroke is a disorder that affects arteries within the Brain

Types of Strokes.

* Ischemic Stroke

* Hemorrhagic Stroke

* TIA ( Transient Ischemic Attack) or "Minal Stroke"

Affects of a Stroke

Did you know?

A Stroke is the number 5 cause of death and is the leading cause of adult disability in the United States.

Are Strokes Genetic?

Some strokes may be symptoms of genetic disorders like CADASIL (cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with sub-cortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy). Which is caused by a gene mutation that leads to damage of blood vessel walls in the brain, blocking blood flow.

how to prevent and get treatment

Treatment is also aimed at other factors that out you at risk including high blood pressure, diabetes, and high choesterol. You also have an important role to play in preventing a stroke. It's up to you to make some lifestyle changes that can lower your risk.