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Stroke

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A stroke occurs if the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a portion of the brain is blocked. Without oxygen, brain cells start to die after a few minutes. Sudden bleeding in the brain also can cause a stroke if it damages brain cells. The two main types of stroke are ischemic and hemorrhagic. Ischemic is the more common type of stroke.

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