All you need to know about stroke

by Dr. Santhosh N U

Learn why stroke is the most common cause of morbidity and mortality in neurosurgical cases from Dr Santhosh N U, one among the Best Endovascular Neurosurgeons in Bangalore at Aster CMI Hospital. A stroke occurs when the blood supply to a part of the brain is suddenly blocked (Ischemic Stroke) or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts (Haemorrhagic Stroke). As brain cells constantly need glucose and oxygen, the affected brain cells die. Symptoms of a Stroke: - Sudden drooping of the face - Sudden weakness or numbness of the upper or lower limb on either side - Difficulty in speaking and understanding - Sudden onset of vertigo, imbalance, difficulty in swallowing and sometimes, coma