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Here you can read more about diseases and disorders that have to do with stroke and blood vessels in the brain.

Brain and nervesStroke and blood vessels in the brain


Stroke is a collective name for brain damage caused by a blood clot or bleeding in the brain. A stroke leads to a lack of oxygen in the brain which causes you to suddenly lose various functions such as speech, movement, feeling and vision. It can be life-threatening and therefore immediate hospital care is required.