Stroke


Stroke Statistics

  • Every year, more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke. About 610,000 of these are first or new strokes.*
  • Stroke kills about 140,000 Americans each year—that’s 1 out of every 20 deaths.*
  • About 185,000 strokes—nearly 1 of 4—are in people who have had a previous stroke.*
  • Someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds. Every 4 minutes, someone dies of stroke.*

*Statistics provided by CDC

  • Stroke

  • Ischemic 

  • hemorrhagic

  • Research

STROKE

A stroke occurs when blood supply to part of your brain is interfered with or reduced, preventing brain tissue from getting the oxygen and nutrients it needs. If this interruption is significant, brain cells begin to die in minutes. A stroke is a serious medical emergency, and prompt treatment is critical. Minutes, can reduce brain damage and further complications

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