Stroke


 

Stroke

Strokes happen when blood flow to your brain stops. Within minutes, brain cells begin to die. There are two kinds of stroke. The more common kind, called ischemic stroke, is caused by a blood clot that blocks or plugs a blood vessel in the brain. The other kind, called hemorrhagic stroke, is caused by a blood vessel that breaks and bleeds into the brain. “Mini-strokes” or transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), occur when the blood supply to the brain is briefly interrupted.

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American Rehabilitation Medicine
1026 A Ave NE, St. Lukes Hospital, 5th floor
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Phone: 319-369-7331
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