Can you die from a stroke?

CVA - Cerebrovascular accident, Cerebrovascular accident (disorder), Stroke,cerebrovascular disorder, stroke, CVA (cerebral vascular accident), cerebrovascular accident,

A stroke is a very severe condition.
Immediate medical attention is necessary;

  • The medical staff usually conducts a series of examinations and medical procedures to offer first aid.

Depending on certain factors such as:

  • Age
  • Severity of symptoms
  • Accompanying conditions
  • Which part of the brain is affected
  • The degree of hemorrhage, etc,

One can determine the progress and risk the disease poses. It should however be mentioned, that strokes pose a very high risk for mortality and invalidity.

Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 12 Jan 2018
Medical Author: Dr. med. Diana Hysi