A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is reduced or blocked due to a blockage in the blood vessels. After the stroke, in some people, any part of the face can be seen. Similarly, partial numbness, difficulty speaking, difficulty understanding things, excessive headaches, fatigue, loss of balance, and inability to walk can all be symptoms. If treatment is not sought on time, it is also possible to become bedridden. There are some things that we should take care of to avoid this stroke. Dr. explains what they are. BSV Raju, Senior Consultant Neuro & Spine Surgeon, Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad.