What Should We Know about Thrombotic Stroke?

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What should we know about thrombotic stroke?

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Thrombotic stroke is a type of stroke that occurs when a blood clot forms inside one of the brain’s arteries. There are mainly two types of thrombotic stroke: Large vessel thrombosis and small vessel thrombosis or lacunar stroke.

Symptoms of thrombotic stroke can include sudden appearance of headache, confusion or dizziness, weakness on one side of the body, balancing problems, vision disturbances, co-ordination difficulty in hands and legs, etc.

People who have high blood pressure, cholesterol problems, diabetes, unhealthy diet, sedentary lifestyle, and who smoke are at a higher risk of developing thrombotic stroke.

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