There are three main kinds of stroke; ischemic strokes, hemorrhagic strokes and transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), also referred to as mini-strokes. A stroke occurs when the supply of blood to the brain is interrupted or reduced, causing brain cells to die.
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Coming to terms with a stroke
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