Stroke | Nucleus Health

A stroke occurs when the blood flow in part of your brain is blocked. After just a few minutes, the starved brain cells begin to die. Normally, the brain receives blood via two major pairs of arteries, which branch throughout brain tissue, and supply your brain cells with a constant flow of oxygen, glucose, and nutrients necessary for their functions. […]

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Pediatric Exams: Stroke in Children

Pediatric Exams: Stroke in Children

>>Hello my name is Dr. Rebecca Ichord. I’m a neurologist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and director of the Pediatrics Stroke Program. Stroke in childhood is an important problem. Although it’s rare, when it happens, it’s a serious emergency and it’s important for the general public as well as health practitioners to understand the signs and symptoms. In the […]

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