What is a Stroke: What Causes Strokes?

Understanding Strokes SymptomsStrokes happen when blood vessels in the brain are either blocked or burst. When the brain doesn’t have blood and the oxygen that the blood carries, parts of it begin to shut down and die. Whatever part of the body that the damaged area of the brain controls will not work properly. When a stroke occurs, brain damage can set in within the first few minutes. [Read more...]