A person is not the same after a stroke. In many cases, a person’s motor skills, personality, and quality of life are negatively impacted because certain areas in the brain are damaged. What is happening in the brain during a stroke? Tune into this episode of Medicurio to learn how to detect, treat, and ultimately prevent strokes from happening to you.
Cool links to check out:
Heart and Stroke Foundation: http://www.heartandstroke.com
National Stroke Association: http://www.stroke.org/
American Stroke Association: http://www.strokeassociation.org/
Did you know? It is estimated that 2 million neurons die every minute during a stroke, and the brain will age the equivalent of almost 4 years for every hour a person is left untreated. The medical community has a succinct phrase for this: “Time is Brain”. From http://stroke.ahajournals.org/content/37/1/263