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Can mini strokes lead to mental impairment or mental illness?

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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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In brief: Yes

Stroke = neuronal damage or death.
You lose brain cells, you lose function. The extent of functionality lost is hard to predict but naturally depends on the anatomic area affected by the strokes. Multi-infarct dementia is a form of progressive dementia caused by repeat stroke occurrences.

In brief: Yes

Stroke = neuronal damage or death.
You lose brain cells, you lose function. The extent of functionality lost is hard to predict but naturally depends on the anatomic area affected by the strokes. Multi-infarct dementia is a form of progressive dementia caused by repeat stroke occurrences.
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