When a family member has a stroke, the family could also be highly affected. The person may have slurred speech, facial weakness, loss of bladder control, difficulty in breathing and swallowing, and paralysis or weakness, particularly on one side of the body. A stroke is also referred to as cerebral apoplexy and cerebrovascular accident (CVA). It is a cardiovascular disease that affects the blood vessels supplying blood to the brain. It is also called
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same disturbing effects after. They affect the family very much also though. As the family does not want to see that person going through the pain that they are, the affected worry about the family also. Strokes are dangerous and can be deadly. One should never be deceived by a doctor that says, “Everything is going to be fine…” In this situation, prepare for the worst…unless the family member shows evident signs of improvement.