Types Of Stroke Ischemic Stroke And Ischemic Attack

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Stroke also known as cerebral vascular accident (CVA) is a medical emergency, responsible for a large amount of death in United States. Stroke is classified as the fourth leading cause of the death in the United States. There are three different types of stroke ischemic stroke,uv hemorrhagic stroke and transient ischemic attack. Strokes compare to any other diseases is one of the most common cause of adult disability in the United States. Learning about stroke can help you to act fast to save someone’s life.
The history of stroke began with Hippocrates, the father of medicine, who was the first one to recognized stroke more than 2,400 years ago. Back then they used to refer as apoplexy a Greek terms, which means “struck down by violent” because at that time they did not have an explanation for it .Century later, in mid-1600’s Jacob Wepfer discovered that something disrupted the blood supply in the brain of people who died from apoplexy. In some cases, the vvartery were blocked. In others, there had been massive bleeding into the brain tissue. After that there was no more progression in the history until 1928. Medical science continues to make advances concerning the causes, symptoms. There is a large amount of information available jon causes, prevention methods, risks and treatment of stroke.
Each year according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke more than 700,000 Americans suffer a stroke, with about 160,000
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