Ischemic Stroke


Ischemic Stroke

Ischemic stroke is the most common type of stroke. It is caused by a blocked artery in the brain. Learn about the risk factors for ischemic stroke and what you can do lower your chances of having one.

Medical Reviewer: Fraser, Marianne, MSN, RN
Medical Reviewer: Sudheendra, Deepak, MD

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