Stroke in the Elderly

A condition in which blood flow to the brain is cut off depriving the brain of oxygen and glucose.

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  • What a terrible condition dementia is. It takes the brain of a bright, loving, proud, communicative individual and turns it into a fog of progressive cognitive decline.

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  • During a hemorrhagic stroke, an artery in the brain bursts, blood spews out into the surrounding tissue.

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  • An ischemic stroke is the most common kind of stroke. What the symptoms, and how is it treated?

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  • The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke sponsors a wide range of research aimed at finding ways to prevent, diagnose and treat strokes in the elderly.

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