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Stroke? Brain Attack? Think FAST!

By Tracy Hansen, APRN, FNP

Stroke generally refers to absolute badness that you nor a family member wants to experience. Stroke is the more common name for a cerebral vascular accident or CVA, and results from a lack of blood flow to a portion of the brain that results in adverse effects. These effects can be detrimental to ones mobility or verbal expression, among other things.