CVA: Cerebral Vascular Accident or Cerebrovascular Accident

CVA: Cerebral Vascular Accident or Cerebrovascular Accident CVA stands for Cerebral Vascular Accident or Cerebrovascular Accident. It is also referred to as stroke. It is a medical condition in which blood supply to the brain is interrupted or reduced. As a result, the brain cells don't get sufficient oxygen and nutrients and they start to die. CVA is a severe condition which is one of the leading causes of death in Australia. It usually affects one side of the brain. There are mainly two types of CVS: an ischemic stroke and a hemorrhagic stroke. 1) Ischemic Stroke: It is the most common type of stroke. It occurs when an artery is blocked due to a blood clot and the supply of oxygen and nutrients to a part of the brain gets interrupted. It can happen in two different ways: Embolic stroke: It occurs when a clot forms in other parts of the body and then moves to the brain and gets lodged in a blood vessel in the brain. Thrombotic stroke: It occurs when a clot forms in a blood vessel within the brain. A blood clot that forms and remains in the brain is called a cerebral thrombus. 2) Hemorrhagic stroke: It occurs when a blood vessel ruptures, as a result of which the blood flow to a part of the brain is interrupted. Any blood vessel in the brain or a membrane surrounding the brain may rupture in this stroke @#cap Admin Ayurveda

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