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A Cerebral Vascular Accident, commonly referred to as a stroke, occurs when some area of the brain does not receive sufficient oxygen. Strokes often cause a sudden loss of neurological function, typically resulting in short-term or permanent loss of motor skills. Symptoms of a stroke may include numbness, muscle weakness, and loss of sensation. Muscle weakness is common in extremities and usually partial to one side of the body. These symptoms vary in severity from person to person depending on severity of the stroke. Learn more…Read more