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Facts about Stroke





  1. Stroke is a type
    of cardiovascular disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain.

  2. Stroke is the third most common cause of death, after
    cancer and ischemic heart disease.

  3. Stroke can occur due to a disruption in blood supply or
    due to a blood vessel damage.

  4. Patients with diabetes mellitus are 2-3 times more predisposed to
    stroke.

  5. Stroke has a yearly incidence of 180-300 per 100,000, in
    the United States.

  6. A stroke can happen to anyone at any moment.




   
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