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1

What is a stroke?

Sudden interruption in blood supply to the brain

2

What are the 2 types of stroke?

Hemorrhagic
Ischemic

3

When does a hemorrhagic stroke occur?

When a blood vessel bursts within the brain

4

When does an ischemic stroke occur?

Occurs when a blood clot blocks blood flow in an artery within the brain