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A stroke is a sudden, life-threatening episode that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is suddenly interrupted or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts. Also known as a cerebrovascular accident (or CVA), a stroke can affect movement, sensory perception, and consciousness. Symptoms of a stroke most often appear suddenly; multiple symptoms will often occur at the same time. Examples of stroke symptoms can include trouble walking, dizziness, confusion, difficulty seeing, and numbness or weakness in the limbs or face. A stroke is a medical emergency; if you or someone else experiences stroke-like symptoms, get help right away.
(Click Stroke for more information about strokes, including information about types of strokes, factors that increase the risk of having a stroke, symptoms strokes may cause, and treatment options for strokes.)
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