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What Are the Five Signs of Stroke? Topic Guide

What Are the Five Signs of Stroke? What Are the Five Signs of Stroke?: A stroke occurs when a part of the brain is damaged because a blood vessel in the brain is blocked, leaks, or bursts. When blood and oxygen do not reach parts of the brain, that part is damaged and does not function properly.

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