World Stroke Day

World Stroke Day is observed on 29 October every year to create awareness about strokes.

Activities, events and campaigns are held across the world to spread awareness about stroke and its after-effects on patients and their lives.

Stroke is a medical condition which causes a disturbance to the flow of blood to the brain results in cell death.

This can cause death or brain damage, severely affecting the life of the stroke patient.

Some factors that cause stroke are tobacco smoking, obesity, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure and more.

Stroke is one of the leading causes of death across the world.