What happens during a stroke? – Vaibhav Goswami

What happens during a stroke? – Vaibhav Goswami

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Every two seconds, someone in the world has a stroke. One out of every six people will have a stroke at some point in their lives. Strokes deprive brain cells of oxygen and are one of the most common causes of death, and a leading cause of preventable disability. But what causes strokes in the first place? And what can doctors do to treat them? Vaibhav Goswami takes us into the body to find out.

Lesson by Vaibhav Goswami, animation by Artrake Studio.

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  1. BroHUB on November 19, 2020 at 8:43 pm


  2. PinoyPeeps and Beyond on November 19, 2020 at 8:46 pm

    My father died due to stroke…

  3. Russell Fitzgerald on November 19, 2020 at 8:47 pm

    3:20 my guy wtfff

  4. The Female Thunderbirds nerd on November 19, 2020 at 8:48 pm

    My great-grandmother suffered 2 strokes in her 98 year span and she lived! She passed away last year after she fell out of bed one morning in the care home and she didn’t wake up

  5. dank mithi on November 19, 2020 at 8:51 pm

    I recently had a stroke it was an ischemicbeing stroke caused by a blood clot and it resulted in the paralysis on the left side of my body, I had to undergo 2 nehru surgeries.i m still struggling with my paralysed hand.

    But I am grateful to be alive dnd I yhi k I will try my best to recover asap and get back my independence I n blessed to have a loving and caring family and extremlythankful to god.
    Taje care everyone !😄

  6. Anonymous Anonymous on November 19, 2020 at 8:52 pm

    My mom died late April from stroke. It hit suddenly and she was unresponsive. They airlifted her to a larger hospital. She had a hemmoraghic stroke.

  7. Linda D Rothwell on November 19, 2020 at 8:54 pm

    It was May 2016 when doctors told me I had months to live, but the worst thing was telling my children. My husband Dave and I decided to wait a month, until their exams were over, and when the day came, I was lying in bed. Matthew, who is now 18, started to cry, and Georgina, 20, said, ‘Mum, you can’t expect me to go to your funeral. Afterwards,  I lay in the middle of them, holding their hands.  I realized that I had so much to say to them but I didn’t do it immediately as we tried to keep family life normal probably a bit in denial. Then one day, just as I was arriving for an appointment at Princess Alice Hospice in Esther, Surrey, not far from our home, one of the nurses said, "Dr Harvey Herbal Herbs might do it."
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  8. ༙༺LadyOf Soulz༻ on November 19, 2020 at 8:54 pm

    The losing memory is the scariest part. I had a minor stoke at 21 and it was terrifying.

  9. Aniek Scharenborg on November 19, 2020 at 8:55 pm

    A thread from the foot to the brain??? Wthh

  10. The Wandering Aristotle on November 19, 2020 at 8:55 pm


  11. Malia Tortilla on November 19, 2020 at 8:56 pm

    Pulling out a blood clot gives me the hebejebes

  12. Chatter Box on November 19, 2020 at 8:56 pm

    It’s easier to understand when it’s in a cartoon…

  13. SVGLNR on November 19, 2020 at 8:57 pm

    So even stroke can happen at any time, huh? This makes driving kinda scary.

  14. ikaerus_ on November 19, 2020 at 8:58 pm

    My mum had it this year (on mother’s day). We were just about to have dinner and suddenly she started slurring and her face went blue and lost control of her left side. Luckily, dad and I managed to hold on to her so that she doesn’t fall off the chair to avoid any more injuries to her brain. We were quick enough to react and called the ambulance got as soon as possible. The doctors at that time said that if she was a few hours late, she might’ve died.

    It’s been about 5-6 months now, she’s in the process of still recovery. It’s a slow recovery because of her age (61) but a noticeable recovery. Past few weeks or so she started to feel her left side a bit, though not much, at least it’s a start.

    The whole experience just scarred you for life.

  15. Bella James on November 19, 2020 at 8:58 pm

    I was diagnosed with Stroke syndrome by my local hospital and When I got the news, i was completely devastated.

    A lot of questions flew through my mind at ones like “how could this happen?” “What did I do to deserve this?” “When will this end”.

    It wasn’t until a few months later that a friend recommended me to a professional herbalist called “Doctor Awase”.

    At first, I wasn’t interested in taking medical advice from anyone other than my doctor, but after a while I thought “what do I have to lose that isn’t already lost?”.
    so decided to schedule a meeting with this man.

    To cut the story short, the doctor prepared a “cure” using roots and herbs, which I steadily took for 14 days.
    I’m quite glad I went for that visit, because I am 100% -free today.

    So I’ve decided to make a quick testimony for anyone out there who’s probably suffering from an illness that they can’t handle.

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  16. TheSignPainter on November 19, 2020 at 8:58 pm

    I love your voice

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  18. K P on November 19, 2020 at 9:04 pm

    So how do I call for help if I live alone ?

  19. Yahsararel Ben Yoseph on November 19, 2020 at 9:04 pm

    Woo damn @1:12

  20. Jordan Cooper on November 19, 2020 at 9:06 pm

    Had a stroke watching this

  21. ZeroCold Gg on November 19, 2020 at 9:08 pm

    listen here viewer, this is what happens when oxygen is missing…BUT the oposite is true aswell, when you exercise your oxygen level rises and you will feel better, so exercise!

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    My grandmother passed today she had stroke on her left side of the body

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  24. Dave lawson on November 19, 2020 at 9:08 pm

    My son had a stroke at 36. Please be in prayer for him

  25. Anuva D on November 19, 2020 at 9:09 pm

    Thank you for a brilliant video.
    Thank you so so much..

  26. Anthony Kennedy on November 19, 2020 at 9:09 pm

    My dad died from stroke rip dad ;(

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  29. Mcdino Gamer on November 19, 2020 at 9:12 pm

    Me has no brain cells also me watches this me:Olga booga

  30. Muzzardonmyfeet on November 19, 2020 at 9:17 pm

    Everyone: *Commenting about strokes*
    Me: Is that an ear or a nose??

  31. còwbøysamurái on November 19, 2020 at 9:17 pm

    whats the difference between stroke and paralysis

  32. TreeLynn Truth on November 19, 2020 at 9:19 pm

    SPEACH off

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  34. Little Debbie on November 19, 2020 at 9:20 pm

    My great uncle died from a stroke just last month 🙁

  35. Raymond Christopher Tanto on November 19, 2020 at 9:21 pm

    My Dad Experienced A Stroke A Week Ago

    I’m Scared For Him 😭😭😭

  36. miku hatsune on November 19, 2020 at 9:22 pm

    i have a strok

  37. Pseudo on November 19, 2020 at 9:23 pm

    Thank you TED ED for this valuable information. So many people in my neighborhood has suffered stroke. Some have become half paralyzed and my own uncle has succumbed to it. Now atleast In know how to detect.

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  40. Nick YT on November 19, 2020 at 9:25 pm

    I love heart attack

  41. Glance Hello on November 19, 2020 at 9:29 pm

    What about the brain stem?

    If you do not know what it is, it is the part that controls that pumps the heart or legs the lungs breath

  42. grobletombus on November 19, 2020 at 9:30 pm

    How chew to gum 5

  43. zZinxOP - Music and more! on November 19, 2020 at 9:32 pm

    During this video, about 150 strokes have happened around the world. (If I did my math correctly)

  44. Narcissistic Heroin on November 19, 2020 at 9:34 pm


  45. Keven's Lyre on November 19, 2020 at 9:34 pm

    the video: the brain doesn’t have pain sensors so you don’t feel the stroke


  46. Regan games on November 19, 2020 at 9:35 pm


  47. i simp for sugawara koushi on November 19, 2020 at 9:38 pm

    im really sad right now… this morning my father cant walk properly and his way of speaking changed…. wishing that he’ll be fine 😞

  48. animefallenangel on November 19, 2020 at 9:39 pm

    The maternal side of my family are South East Asian. When my maternal grandfather had a stroke a few years ago, instead of taking him to the hospital, the family brought in a local witch doctor. My mother found out a couple of days later and strongly insisted that he be brought to the hospital. Somehow, he survived, but he’s very frail and quiet now, and wheelchair or bed bound.

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    Current: Can’t think to typ near syncope pain neck back chest arms head, BP 150/ 13pll] day fa(

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