Stroke. Maxwell Lenko SBI3U ISU. Terms. Blood Vessel – a tube through which blood moves through the body Artery – a blood vessel that carries blood directly from the heart through the body Hemorrhage – the escape of blood into an extra vascular area
High Blood Pressure
Lack of Exercise
Over age 55
DiabetesCauses of Artery Rupture/ Clotting
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