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How to treat a stroke

Overview A stroke occurs when there is any interruption of blood to the brain. Arteries are blood vessels that carry the blood to the brain. This blood contains all the essential nutrients and oxygen. The artery becomes obstructed or bursts and can cause an interruption of blood to the brain. When the artery bursts this is also known as a hemorrhagic stroke. The brain cells die when they get insufficient bl ...

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First Aid for a Casualty Suffering from a Stroke

A relentless stroke can cause death.  A less brutal stroke can cause brain damage, which also damages certain body functions, depending on the section of the brain affected. In both heart attack and stroke, hardening of the arteries is the main cause. Over time, the arteries become narrowed and finally a clot blocks a narrowed artery A condition related to a stroke is a transient ischaemic attack (TIA). A T ...

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Immediate Response to Transient Ischemic Attack

Transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a condition which is often referred to as a mini stroke. It is coined as such because it manifests as a symptom of stroke consisting of a warning sign that an attack of stroke might tend to occur. While the sign of a TIA is often negligible which people often finds as insignificant this should not be taken seriously because it is an initial symptom that a stroke might occu ...

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