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What You Should Know About Stroke

Saturday, January 31st, 2015
A stroke can happen when there is an interruption of blood flow to the brain. Blood carries the oxygen into the brain, which the brain cells need in order to function. Without oxygen, the cells fail to function and can cause lasting damage to the brain. There are two types of major stroke- the ischemic stroke and the hemorrhagic stroke. An ischemic stroke happens when fatty deposits or plaques that build up inside