Approximately 85% of strokes are ischemic strokes. Ischemic strokes occur when the arteries to the brain become narrowed or blocked, causing severely reduced blood flow. Inactive lifestyle, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes, are the more common factors increasing the risk of stroke. Learn how to manage these risk factors, reduce your risks and know the prevailing treatments for strokes i.e (Thrombotic stroke and Embolic stroke).