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Stroke is the number 5 cause of death in the United States. Stroke is the leading cause of disability in the Unites States. OVERVIEW A stroke occurs when the blood supply that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is interrupted or reduced. When this happens, brain cells begin to die in minutes. Therefore, a stroke is a medical emergency, and rapid treatment is critical. Acting early can reduce brain damage and medical complications. WARNING SIGNS The most common sign of stroke is sudden weakness, numbness, or paralysis of the face, one side of the body, arm, or leg. Other
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