A stroke affects about one in every 70,000 people.
The cost to the average American is about $1,300.
A stroke that leaves you paralyzed is likely more expensive, at $4,000 or more.
The average American spends about $60,000 a year for their care.
What causes a stroke?
Strokes are caused by a number of factors, including: a stroke is caused by an abnormality in the brain, which is abnormal and can cause brain damage and loss of muscle control.