What Are Some Interesting Facts About Stroke ? - National Stroke Statistics Information

Cause Of Brain Strokes         According to a study, there are some thousands of people who get brain strokes and it varies in severity. Nearly 20 percent of heart patients are prone to a brain stroke.

A popular study led by the World Health Organization suggests that strokes can be the primary cause of disability in people. More...

National Stroke Statistics Information

National Stroke Statistics Information

Stroke is considered to be the number one cause of any serious or long-term disability in adults in the United States. Stroke is also the third leading causes of death in the United States after heart disease and then cancer. It kills almost 160,000 people every year.More...

 

Brain Of Hemorrhagic Stroke

Brain Of Hemorrhagic Stroke

A hemorrhagic stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain ruptures or leaks. Thus, the bleeding that occurs due to this stroke can be either in the brain tissue or in the area around the brain. When the bleeding occurs inside the brain tissue, it known as intra-axial hemorrhage and when the bleeding is outside the brain but confined within the cranium, it is known as extra-axial hemorrhage.More...

 

What Is An Ischemic Stroke ?

What Is An Ischemic Stroke

Stroke is caused mostly due to complete loss of blood circulation to the brain. A stroke of any kind results in a total or partial loss of the neurological functions. It is also called a cerebrovascular accident or CVA. The term stroke is very nonspecific and it can be of any type like thrombosis, embolism, ischemic or hemorrhagic.More...

 

What Causes A Mini Stroke ?

What Causes A Mini Stroke

When a brain does not get adequate supply of blood, it stops working. In addition, the body also shows adverse effects because whatever functions are controlled by the affected region of the brain cease. This is exactly what happens when a mini stroke occurs.More...

 

Stroke And Recovery Of Short Term Memory Loss

Stroke And Recovery Of Short Term Memory Loss

Memory loss is a condition that is caused by several factors. Diseases like Alzheimer’s, stroke and a head injury can cause short term or long term memory loss. In some cases, the whole process of memory loss is slow and in others the lost memory is completely regained.More...