Blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the neurons (nerve cells) in the brain, so when the blood flow stops, the cells begin to die. As a result, the functions of the body controlled by the nerve cells can lose their ability to function.
The specific abilities that will be lost or affected by the stroke depend on the extent of the cell death and where in the brain the stroke happened.
The brain is...
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