Stroke

Stroke is a medical emergency condition in which blood supply to the brain is interrupted or reduced due to some reason, which results in decrease in oxygen and nutrients in brain. This interruption leads to the death of brain cells and eventually leads to death of an individual.

Symptoms of Stroke are difficulties in speaking, headache, paralysis or trouble in walking. It can be caused by any blocked artery leading towards the brain or bursting of blood vessels. The main risk factor for the Stroke is high blood pressure and other is obesity, smoking, diabetes, high blood cholesterol. Prevention for this is only by lowering the risk factors.