Stroke Articles A-Z
Stroke - Stroke Causes
This page contains links to eMedTV Stroke Articles containing information on subjects from Stroke to Stroke Causes. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Articles
A stroke is a sudden episode in which a blood vessel in the brain gets blocked or ruptures. This eMedTV article explains how a stroke may occur and provides an overview of the topic, including information about symptoms and treatment options.
- Stroke and Depression
Stroke and depression are often linked. As explained on this eMedTV Web page, many people who have had a stroke experience depression. This article explains the benefits of diagnosing and treating depression experienced by stroke survivors.
- Stroke Causes
The most common stroke causes involve blood clots blocking the flow of blood to the brain. This eMedTV article describes these possible causes in detail, which can include an embolism, thrombosis, an aneurysm, head trauma, and a brain tumor.