Stroke

Reminder to check yourself if you are given a second chance

About Stroke

A stroke, sometimes called a brain attack, occurs when something blocks blood supply to part of the brain or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts.
In either case, parts of the brain become damaged or die. A stroke can cause lasting brain damage, long-term disability, or even death.In Canada, about 55,000 strokes occur each year. It is the main cause of death and one stroke in in every 10 minutes. In Canada 315,000 Canadians are living with the after effect of stokes and about 80% to 90% are disabled. According to Canadian economy $3.6 billion a year stroke costs in Physician services, hospital cost, lost wages, and decreased productivity, Stroke is defined as a neurological deficit refer to an injury of the CNS by a vascular cause. It is a common disease which is affected to people for lifetime.

 

Stroke