A stroke is an attack in the brain. It happens after either a clot or a bleed has cut off oxygen to the brain causing part of it to die and the damage can be devastating, the recovery long.
McGreevy Clinic Avera Family Medicine Dr. Jason Knutson says80 to 90% of stroke risk factors are controllable so it's important to know if you are at risk to prevent a stroke.
Take the Avera Stroke Health Risk Assessment online and it's free. Go to www.averaneuro.org