Stroke & Dementia
A Stroke is also known as "brain attack". Stroke occurs due to the problem in supply blood to the brain. The causes of Brain cells or Brain tissues to die during stroke might be problem of either the blood vessels with in the brain ruptures or blood supply is blocked. Hemorrhagic strokes (occurs by arteries in the brain), Ischemic stroke (occurs by blockages or narrowing of the arteries) and Transient ischemic attack (occurs by blood clots or other clots).
Dementia can also know as Brain disease. Dementia is generally loss of Memory and mental disability which affects day to day life cause of dementia is due to the physical changes in Brain. The most common type of dementia is Alzheimer's disease, which makes up 50% to 70% of cases. Other common types include vascular dementia (25%), Lewy body dementia(15%), and frontotemporal dementia. less common causes include Parkinson's disease, syphilis, and Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease among others.