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A stroke results

a. when a heart stops beating.

b. when cardiopulmonary resuscitation has failed to revive the stopped heart.

c. when blood flow in the brain has been compromised, due to either blockage or hemorrhage.

d. when blood pressure rises above 120/80 mmHg\mathrm{mm} \mathrm{Hg}.

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There are two reasons why stoke can happen, if there is a blockage of the artery, ischemic stroke happens. Furthermore, if there is leakage or rupture of a blood vessel is present, hemorrhagic stroke happens.

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