Stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is blocked. Stroke can affect adults and children. Signs of stroke include dizziness, numbness and loss of vision. Early treatment can help manage the effects of a stroke.
Topic: Introduction to stroke
A stroke interrupts blood flow to an area of the brain and is a medical emergency.
Stroke is rare among children and babies but it can occur.
You may be able to prevent a stroke or reduce its severity by recognising the warning signs and taking action.