A cerebrovascular accident is the medical term for a stroke. A stroke is when blood flow to a part of your brain is stopped either by a blockage or a rupture of a blood vessel. Learn the signs of a stroke, and the importance of getting treatment quickly.
A stroke occurs when a vessel in the brain ruptures or is blocked by a blood clot.
Stroke medical treatments work to either open the blockage or treat the rupture.
Everyone who has had a stroke -- or who is at risk of stroke -- needs to know
about stroke treatment and care. These links take you to that information.
Nov 9, 2016 ... Emergency treatment for stroke depends on whether you're having an ischemic
stroke blocking an artery — the most common kind — or a ...
Stroke Treatments. If you are having a stroke it is important to get immediate
medical attention—Call 9-1-1. The sooner you get treatment the better.
Jun 22, 2016 ... Treatment for a stroke depends on whether it is ischemic or hemorrhagic.
Treatment for a transient ischemic attack (TIA) depends on its cause, ...
May 19, 2015 ... Treatments for stroke vary depending on whether the stroke is caused by a blood
clot (ischemic stroke) or a brain bleed (hemorrhagic stroke).
Aug 16, 2016 ... A stroke occurs when blood flow to a part of your brain is cut off. Read more
about the different types of stroke and how to treat them.
Mar 17, 2014 ... If you have a stroke, you may receive emergency care, treatment to prevent
another stroke, rehabilitation to treat the side effects of stroke, or all ...
Dec 9, 2016 ... Four FAST signs and symptoms of stroke are Face drooping, Arm weakness,
Speech ... Treatment for stroke depends upon the type and severity.