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By definition a stroke affects the brain by blocking small arteries that carry blood to the cells and deliver nutrients and oxygen. These become blocked and the cells that the artery is leading to, die. A similar thing happens when arteries to the heart muscle cells that are blocked causing a heart attack.

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Q: What system does a stroke affect?
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What system does stroke affect?

Nervous system

How is Stroke a nervous disorder?

It isn't. A stroke is a cardiovascular event that CAN (might) affect the nervous system, specifically, the brain. If so, then it CAN (might) affect the muscular system through where the damage occurred in the brain. Stroke CAN (might) affect speech and memory as well. But stroke is still a cardiovascular event.

What systems of the body does a stroke affect?

The Nervous System.

Does a stroke affect the nervous or endocrine system how stroke affects the endocrine system?

It affects the nervous system. It affects both those systems along with many others. It effects the endocrine system, because the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland, both secreting organs in the endocrine system, are located in the brain. If a stroke were to occur in those regions, the hypothalamus or the pituitary gland would not be able to secrete the hormones needed to keep homeostasis. The brain also controls the nervous system. So, a stroke does affect both.

How does a Transient Ischemic Attack mini-stroke affect all other body systems?

A transient ischemic attack mini-stroke will affect al the other body system due to the neurological dysfunction. This will affect the blood flow but it is usually restored within a short period of time.Ê

How does stroke and diameter affect pneumatic system?

The performance of a pneumatic system is dependent upon the air displaced or handled, which is directly proportional to the stroke and diameter. In other words, it is to be considered like a cylinder whose volume increases with diameter and length.

What are the age factors that affect relearning speech and mobility after stroke?

how does age affect relearning speech and mobility for a stroke patient

How does tachycardia affect stroke volume and cardiac output?

Lowers stroke volume

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Define plunger stroke in a diesel injection system?

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What system affects the circulatory system?

Having a stroke.

How do you stroke something?

Using a hand to stroke a cat, dog or rabbit, is reputed to have a calming affect on a human.