Silent Stroke: A Common Problem That Often Goes Undetected
October 20, 2017
What is a silent stroke and why it has this name?
A stroke is what happens when a blood vessel in the brain suddenly ruptures (hemorrhagic stroke) or gets blocked (ischemic stroke); thus, the blood flow to a part of the brain is interrupted. Learn more about the symptoms of stroke, which in no case can not be ignored:
“Silent stroke” is a term used to describe a stoke that occurs in a part of the brain that doesn’t control vital functions, such as movement or speech. When it happens, people have no symptoms, or the symptoms are so imperceptible that those who are experiencing a cerebral event simply ignore it.