What is a Stroke?
- An interruption of the supply of blood and oxygen to an area of the brain.
- This causes the brain cells in that area to die, and results in reduced brain function in that area.
- The area of the body that is controlled by the damaged area in the brain cannnot work properly and can affect your ability to move, see, remember, speak, reason, read and write.
- There are two types of stroke: Ischemic and Hemorrhagic.