If you pay attention to the signs that your body is sending you you can protect yourself from stroke. There are two types of strokes. First and the most common is ischemic stroke, the second is hemorrhagic. The first is caused by narrowing or blocking of the arteries to the brain which is reducing the blood flow. The second is caused due bleeding in the brain. Pay attention to everything unusual that is happening with your body!
The stoke occurs where the blood vessel that has a function to carry oxygen and also nutrients to your brain is blocked by clot or bursts. Then one part of the brain will not get the blood and the oxygen that is needed to keep the brain cells alive, which means that the brain cells will die.
The brain has many different functions. When the stroke occurs and the blood do not reach the area that controls some particular body function, that part of your body will not work as normal.
You must know the warning signs of the stroke to help yourself or your friends and family when this happens. It is very important to get medical help when you notice some of these signs. The signs and symptoms can be different from person to another, there can be different parts of the brain affected, but what all the strokes have in common is that they begin suddenly.
The most common symptoms of the stroke are:
-lightheadedness or weakness