What is a Stroke?

Introduction Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA), more commonly known as stroke, is the third leading cause of death and disability among adults in Europe and the United States with statistics showing one occurring every 45 seconds and causing death every 3 minutes. However frightening the figures are, strokes can be prevented. Living a healthy lifestyle and going for regular medical check ups are keys to reducing the possiblity of strokes. Unlike other medical … [Read more...]