Why Do People Have Strokes?

Why Do People Have Strokes?

In this video Neurologist Dr. Brian O’Shaughnessy talks about why some individuals have strokes.
Some reasons people may have a stroke are:
o Low levels of HDL cholesterol
o Smoking
o Oral contraceptive use
o Diabetes
o High BP

What causes a stroke?
o Blocked artery or leaking/bursting of a blood vessel
o Temporary disruption of blood flow to the brain

What should someone do if they suspect a stroke?
o Time is brain – call 911 immediately.

1 Comment

  1. Leslie Morales on January 10, 2020 at 7:56 pm

    You forgot lack of sleep,migraines and stress. Ive had 9

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