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Stroke Disease Report

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The topic of my second disease diary is stroke. The reason, why I have chosen this topic is, because I have also witnessed how a member of my family suffered from a stroke.
In the following report I will talk about the characteristic of stroke, the causes and symptoms, the treatment of the disorder and how the relationship is to other body systems.
Stroke, also called cerebrovascular accident (CVA), cerebrovascular insult (CVI) or brain attack, is the sudden loss of brain function. The most common stroke occurs when the blood flow to the brain is blocked by a clot. When a blockage occurs, the brain supply of oxygen and nutrients is interrupted. If the blockage lasts more than a few minutes, permanent brain damage can occur. Another type of
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