Leading cause of disability in India is stroke
Stroke is a medical condition that causes death and disability in thousands of people across the world. stroke takes place when the flow of blood to the brain is stopped.
This causes the brain cells to go without oxygen resulting in death or disability.
As per data, around 1.5 million cases of stroke occur in the country every year and the numbers have been increasing over the years.
Stroke is a leading cause of disability in the country and urban areas are at higher risk than the rural areas.
As per a study in Bangalore male are more susceptible to stroke as compared to females.
Also the condition is now no more limited to people of older age and more and younger people are now getting strokes.
The study also highlights the impact of various treatment methods used for rehabilitation of stroke patients.