Stroke (Cerebrovascular Accident)
About Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke)
A stroke occurs if the flow of -rich to a portion of the is blocked. Without oxygen, start to die after a few minutes. Sudden in the brain also can cause a stroke if it damages brain cells.
If die or are damaged because of a stroke, symptoms occur in the parts of the body that these brain cells control. Examples of stroke symptoms include sudden weakness; paralysis or numbness of the face, , or legs (paralysis is an inability to move); trouble speaking or understanding speech; and trouble seeing.
A stroke is a serious medical condition that requires emergency care. A stroke can cause lasting damage, long-term disability, or even death.
If you think you or someone else is having a stroke, call 9-1-1 right away. Do not drive to the hospital or let someone else drive you. Call an ambulance so that medical personnel can begin life-saving…