A stroke occurs when the flow of blood is cut off to part of your brain. Most of them are caused by a clot or something else that blocks the flow. Family history of stroke increases your chance for stroke and stroke recovery is a lifelong process.
Unfortunately, a stroke can happen to anyone at any time, but the goods news is that up to 80 percent of strokes are preventable. Try to lower your risk! The first step in doing that is to know the risk factors for stroke. Check them out!