Do You Have Stroke Risk Factors?

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Stroke: Causes and Risk Factors A stroke, sometimes called a “brain attack,” happens when an artery to the brain becomes blocked or ruptures. As a result, blood flow is cut off to a part of the brain, depriving cells of … Continue reading

The Most Common Stroke Symptoms

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If you have symptoms of a stroke, call 911 or other emergency services right away. General symptoms of a stroke include: Sudden numbness, tingling, weakness, or loss of movement in your face, arm, or leg, especially on only one side … Continue reading

Can You Spot the Warning Signs of a Stroke?

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What Is a Stroke? Stroke is a medical emergency and a leading cause of death in the U.S. It occurs when a blood vessel in the brain bursts or, more commonly, when a blockage develops. Without treatment, cells in the … Continue reading