A stroke is a brain injury that occurs when dropped or greatly reduces blood flow to the brain, it runs out of oxygen and nutrients and, in minutes, start dying brain cells. Therefore, stroke is a medical emergency and requires it to diagnose and treat it promptly.
Stroke, often called “brain attack” is a major cause of disability and death worldwide. Each year about 800,000 Americans suffer strokes, approximately 137,000 of them die because of this, and other life changes forever. Currently, there are in the United States about 6 and a half million survivors of stroke. Many years ago, the thought that strokes could not be, but things have changed, especially by developing new techniques. (more…)