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What is a Stroke?
Simply put, a stroke is a “brain attack.”
A stroke can occur when a blood vessel carrying oxygen and nutrients to the brain bursts or is blocked by a blood clot or another particle. Without oxygen rich blood and nutrients, brain cells in the affected area begin to malfunction and die.
There are two types of stroke:
If you suspect someone is having a stroke – call 911 immediately. For additional information on stroke, including the services we offer to diagnosed and treat stroke, visit our website here.
The Corporate and Community Health division of WakeMed provides worksite wellness and health promotion services to numerous corporate and community clients throughout Wake County. The department is made up of a multi-disciplinary team who perform preventative health screenings, education and coaching upon request. The department assists thousands of people each year on their wellness journey.
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Raleigh, NC 27610