Top 10 Diseases In The World That Cause Most Deaths

2. Stroke

A stroke occurs when an artery in the brain leaks or are blocked. This lead to oxygen deprivation in brain cells and they begin to dye. Stroke can cause long-term disability. If the condition is treated within 3 hours chances of having a disability will be low. Risk factors include a family history of stroke, high blood pressure, smoking and more. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is one of the first ways to prevent stroke.