Tag: stroke survivors

What is a Stroke and Are You at Risk?

March 7, 2019

What is a Stroke? Uniquely, a stroke occurs when a blood clot blocks an artery, or a blood vessel breaks and interrupts blood flow to the brain, causing cells in your brain to die. Furthermore, it can cause difficulties in speech, movement, and memory. In addition, strokes may cause death. According to the CDC, stroke is the 5th leading cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States. Therefore about 795,000...

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