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How a stroke takes away body movements

Do you know the “two little humans” who “live” on our brain surface? They regulate our body movements: Face, hands, arms, legs, and all other body parts including swallowing. They do this job through neurons – the building block of the nervous system. A stroke, irrespective of the type of stroke can cut off blood supply to the brain regions that regulate body movements. Then the affected loses the movement ability. The nature and the place of the loss of ability occurs depends on where the stroke happens in the blood supply routes. B.E. F.A.S.T.: Common body movements a stroke…

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