What is Stroke and what causes it?
What Is Stroke?
Also called a cerebrovascular event, stroke refers to the rapid loss of brain function after obstruction of blood supply to the brain.
what can cause a stroke?
Overall, the most common risk factors are age, hypertension or high blood pressure, high levels of ‘bad’ cholesterol, smoking, diabetes.
Other potential causes maybe a blocked artery, called “Ischemic”. In addition, it could be a burst or leaking blood vessel, called “Hemorrhagic”.
A temporary disruption of blood supply to the brain is a Transient Ischemic Attack, or TIA.
For help with the above condition, check out this stroke Health Plan.
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