Stroke Symptoms

I am doing a project on strokes. I am making three posters. I am going to talk about what a stroke is, warnings signs, prevention, what is happening in a stroke, the types of strokes, the prognosis, etc. However, in addition to that, specifically, I am supposed to include 10 Science Facts of my subject. Can anyone give me an example or couple of what you think would count as a science fact of a stroke? I am just confused, like do you think that is just explaining the facts of a stroke? I know this is kind of confusing (or maybe I am just find it confusing) but I would appreciate any help anyone could offer. Appreciate it. Thanks. After speaking to others on the web, I found the answer. Stroke is the third most widely seen cause of death, after cancer and ischemic heart disease. It is also the most prominent cause of physical deformity Stroke has a yearly incidence of 180-300 per 100,000, in the United States. Its incidence is accelerating in developing countries due to unhealthy lifestyles. 2/3 of stroke victims are above 60 years old. 1/5 of the victims die within a mo of its occurrence. Half the survivors become physically deformed. A damage in the left side of the brain may result in paralysis of the right side of the body; a damage on the right side, paralyzes the left side. Hypertension accounts for 30-50% of stroke risk. Patients with diabetes mellitus are 2-3 times more predisposed to stroke. Stroke can occur due to a disruption in blood supply or due to a blood vessel damage.

Every 45 minutes in America, someone has a stroke. . . Often for the second or third time. This video explores what happens during a “brain attack. “Watch More H. . .


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One Response to Stroke Symptoms

  1. Mindy Dree says:

    I have one. . . it is a fact, that whatever side of the brain you have a stroke on, the opposite side of the body will be affected. As an example, if you have a left-sided stroke, your right arm will be affected, and vice versa.

    There are also 2 different kinds of stroke. . . hemorrhagic and ischemic. Hemorrhagic is when a blood vesel bursts and ischemic is when there is a blockage.

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