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Tuesday Thoughts by YoTrip for May 8, 2012-Types of Strokes (Vol.5, Iss.2)

Let’s be real strokes are not a joking matter.  The more you know about strokes what causes them, their signs, and their symptoms the better you will be able to react in the event of an emergency. Please read below and click on the links to find out more about strokes during National Stroke Awareness month

Type of Strokes

Ischemic (Clots)Hemorrhagic (Bleed)
TIA (Transient Ischemic Attack)Ischemic

Ischemic stroke occurs as a result of an obstruction within a blood vessel supplying blood to the brain. It accounts for 87 percent of all stroke cases. Learn moreHemorrhagic

Hemorrhagic stroke occurs when a weakened blood vessel ruptures. Two types of weakened blood vessels usually cause hemorrhagic stroke: aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). Learn moreTIA

Often called a “mini stroke”, these warning strokes should be taken very seriously. TIA (Transient Ischemic Attack) is caused by a temporary clot.Learn more       http://www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/


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3 thoughts on “Tuesday Thoughts by YoTrip for May 8, 2012-Types of Strokes (Vol.5, Iss.2)

  1. Thank you so much for linking to our article on strokes. You found great graphics to really help explain the differences. Stroke is very serious, so the more we work to bring it to the attention of those at risk, the better.

  2. Pingback: Thursday Thinking by YoTrip for May 24, 2012 -Strokes Can Kill (Guest Post-Roger Caldwell) « YoTrip-Words and Thoughts

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