Medical Daily: What happens when you are having a stroke

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

Nearly 140,000 Americans die each year due to stroke, which is among the top five causes of death in the country. It is also the leading cause of disability, reducing mobility in many survivors who are over the age of 65. Commonly referred to as a brain attack, it occurs when blood and oxygen are unable to reach the brain. This can have immediate effects depending on the part of the brain affected. (April 5, 2018)

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