Stroke can be caused either by a clot obstructing the flow of blood to the brain called an ischemic stroke or by a blood vessel rupturing and preventing blood flow to the brain called a haemorrhagic stroke. A TIA (transient ischemic attack, or "mini stroke", is caused by a temporary.
The brain is an extremely complex organ that controls various body functions. If a stroke occurs and blood flow can't reach the region that controls a particular body function, that part of the body won't work as it should. The symptoms of a stroke depend on where it occurs and how much of the brain was affected. They often affect movement and sensation, but can cause a range of other symptoms.
The effects of a brain injury can be wide ranging, and depend on a number of factors such as the type, location and severity of injury. Every person's injury is unique, so they will experience any number of the symptoms, which can range from mild to severe.
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