A stroke is a medical emergency where part of the brain is deprived of oxygen. There are four major kinds of stroke: cerebral thrombosis, cerebral embolism, subarachnoid hemorrhage & intracerebral hemorrhage.
An aneurysm is a weak spot in the wall of a blood vessel that may cause an abnormal bulge. The bulge can rupture and cause internal bleeding. Although it can occur in any blood vessel, aneurysms are most common in the brain, the aorta, the legs, a
In the movies, heart attacks are always very obvious. In reality, heart attacks aren't always so sudden or dramatic. Read our brief overview for information about heart attacks.