India has a distinction in staggering number of strokes. According to ICMR,
in 2010, India recorded 1.65 million strokes and it’s second most cause of
death in the country. Strokes are also the first common cause of disability in
India. Strokes are now happening more amongst the young populace. We have
youngsters with heart attacks, diabetes and strokes. According to various
publications, almost 30 per cent of all strokes are happening in young Indians.
So, strokes among young people are extremely important societal concern. The
ground reality is different despite having all advancements in healthcare. The
first basic requirement to deal with strokes is time because every minute which
lapses after a blood vessel is clogged is crucial for survival.
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