Strokes

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Strokes
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2012-12-12 21:54:23
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  1. In this type of stroke there is bleeding within the brain due to cerebral blood vessel rupture. Excessive pressure on brain tissue causes tissue damage.
    Hemorrhagic stroke
  2. What are some causes of a hemorrhagic stroke?
    Malformed blood vessels and weakened blood vessels due to high blood pressure.
  3. With this type of stroke, there are blood vessels with no flow.
    Obstructive stroke
  4. What is it called when there are plugged vessels with no blood flow?
    Cerebrovascular ischemia
  5. What are three causes of tissue damage during a stroke that kills cells?
    Oxygen and glucose depletion, sodium and potassium pumps stop (which makes it impossible to remove toxins), and increased glutamate causes excess of calcium and sodium, which becomes toxic.

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