A stroke, sometimes called a brain attack, occurs when something blocks blood supply to part of the brain or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts. In either case, parts of the brain become damaged or die. A stroke can cause lasting brain damage, long-term disability, or even death
Weakness, numbness or paralysis in the face, arm or leg, typically on one side of the body.
Slurred or garbled speech or difficulty understanding others.
Blindness in one or both eyes or double vision.
Vertigo or loss of balance or coordination.